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Thomas James Loughrey, American health and wellness professor. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1971.


Loughrey, Thomas James was born on April 23, 1940 in Cresco, Iowa, United States. Son of James Lee Loughrey and Marjorie Ruth (Adams) Hughes.


Bachelor, Luther College, 1962. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1974.


Teacher, coach Iowa Grant Schools, Livingston, Wisconsin, 1962-1969. Teaching assistant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1969-1971. Assistant professor Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1971-1974.

Associate professor University Missouri, St. Louis, since 1974. Visiting professor National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, 1985. Consultant Parkway School District, Clayton School District, Mary Institute Country Day School, Ferguson-Florissant School District.


Board directors St. Louis Council Camp Fire Girls, 1983-1985. Vice president Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church, St. Louis, 1984-1987. Member Alliance for Health (task force on outcomes 1986-1992), Missouri Association Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Helen Manley award 1985, Presidential citation 1986, Honor award 1987, Scholar award 1988), National Association for Sport and Physical Education (cabinet member), National Youth Advisory Com, Missouri Coordinator Council on Health Education.


  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening, travel, golf.


1 child, Jennifer Annual.