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English educator

Thomas James Gasque was American English educator. Fulbright Research and Teaching grantee German Fulbright Commission, Oldenburg, Germany, 1988-1989. Lieutenant Infantry, 1960. Member Modern Language Association, American Name Society (board advisors 1986-1988, vice president 1999-2000, president 2001-2002, secretary, 2005-2008, editor Names: A Journal of Onomastics 1988-1992), International Council Onomastic Sciences (guest editor 2003).

Background

Gasque, Thomas James was born on September 6, 1937 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Margaret Olive (Reaves) Gasque.

Education

AB, Wofford College, 1959. Master of Arts, Emory University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1970.

Career

Instructor, Clemson (South Carolina.) U., 1961-1962;instructor, Columbia (South Carolina.) College, 1962-1963;teaching assistant, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, 1963-1968;assistant professor, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1968-1972;associate professor, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1972-1988;professor, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, since 1988;department chairman English, U. South Dakot, Vermillion, 1971-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Anthology of Humanities Essays, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Lieutenant Infantry, 1960. Member Modern Language Association, American Name Society (board advisors 1986-1988, vice president 1999-2000, president 2001-2002, secretary, 2005-2008, editor Names: A Journal of Onomastics 1988-1992), International Council Onomastic Sciences (guest editor 2003).

Connections

Married Alice Marie Tealey, May 31, 1969. 1 child, Susanna Rachel White.

father:
Thomas Jefferson Gasque

mother:
Margaret Olive (Reaves) Gasque

spouse:
Alice Marie Tealey

child:
Susanna Rachel White Gasque