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Thomas Julius Renna, American history professor. Recipient Science & Letters award, Michigan Academy Arts, 1983, Michigan Association Governor Boards award, 1984, F. Landee award, Saginaw Valley State College, 1984; fellow, National Defense Education Act, 1968-1970, Brown University, 1968, grant, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1973, American Philosophical Society, 1974, 1983.


Renna, Thomas Julius was born on August 18, 1937 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Anthony T. and Alberta (Cesare) Renna.


Bachelor in History and Philosophy magna cum laude, University Scranton, 1965. Master of Arts in History, University Nebraska, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Medieval History, Brown University, 1970.

Postgrad, University Laval Dijon.


Vice president Sacred Heart Church Parish Council, Saginaw, Michigan, 1975—1977. Professor history Saginaw Valley State College, University Center, since 1970.


Member of Pax Christi, Michigan Educational Association, Michigan Academy, American Society Church History, Medieval Academy American, Catholic History Association, American History Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Pamela Stacey Renna. 3 children.

Anthony T. Renna

Alberta (Cesare) Renna

Pamela Stacey Renna