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History educator

William McKinley Cash, American History educator. Captain United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Bolivar County History Society (president 1975-1976, director 1973-1984), Mississippi History Society (president 1983-1984, director 1969-1981), Southern History Association, Organisation American Historians.

Background

Cash, William McKinley was born on December 9, 1930 in Echola, Alabama, United States. Son of Andrew McKinley and Clara Ovella (Sherrill) Cash.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1953. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alabama, 1972.

Career

Instructor, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1958-1960; assistant professor of history, Alabama College, Montevallo, 1960-1962; assistant professor of history, Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi, 1962-1973; associate professor of history, Delta State University, 1973-1975; professor of history, Delta State University, 1975-1995; department chairman history, Delta State University, 1969-1995; professor, chairman emeritus department history, since 1995. Director Mississippi Ednl. television, Jackson, 1973-1983, University Press of Mississippi, Jackson,1989-. Consultant Mississippi Committee for Humanities, since 1976, Southern Association of Colleges Schools, since 1975.

Works

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Bolivar County History Society (president 1975-1976, director 1973-1984), Mississippi History Society (president 1983-1984, director 1969-1981), Southern History Association, Organisation American Historians.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Mary Lou West, December 26, 1952. Children: Susan Rebecca, Nancy Annual.

father:
Andrew McKinley Cash

mother:
Clara Ovella (Sherrill) Cash

spouse:
Mary Lou West

children:
Nancy Annual Cash

Susan Rebecca Cash