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Clergyman , Secondary education educator

William Joseph Edgar, American secondary education educator, clergyman. Certified secondary social studies and mathematics teacher, Pennsylvania; ordained to ministry Reformed Presbyterian Church North America, 1981. Fulbright research grantee, 1978-1979. Citizen advisor Upper Darby (Pennsylvania) School Board Citizen Committee on School Realignment, 1981. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Edgar, William Joseph was born on June 14, 1946 in New York City. Son of Robert Dodds and Eleanor Willson (Coleman) Edgar.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1968;Master of Science in Education, University of Pennsylvania, 1975;Doctor of Philosophy in History, University of Pennsylvania, 1980.

Career

Missionary, teacher, American Academy, Larnaca, Cyprus, 1970-1974;teacher mathematics, West Chester (Pennsylvania) Area School District, since 1980. Pastor Reformed Presbyterian Church, Broomall, Pennsylvania, since 1981. Instructor Center for UrbanTheol.

Studies, Philadelphia, 1980-1984. Professor of history Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) Theological Hall, since 1982. Member board Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pitts, since 1993, president of the board, 1995.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary social studies and mathematics teacher, Pennsylvania. Ordained to ministry Reformed Presbyterian Church North America, 1981.

Membership

Citizen advisor Upper Darby (Pennsylvania) School Board Citizen Committee on School Realignment, 1981. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: physical fitness, vocal music.

Connections

Married Gretchen DeLamater, June 14, 1969. Children: John David, Elisabeth Newton, Alexander McLeod, Adam Renwick, Daniel DeLamater.

father:
Robert Dodds Edgar

mother:
Eleanor Willson (Coleman) Edgar

spouse:
Gretchen DeLamater

child:
John David Edgar

child:
Elisabeth Newton Edgar

child:
Alexander McLeod Edgar

child:
Adam Renwick Edgar

child:
Daniel DeLamater Edgar