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History educator

William Ralph Childs, American history educator. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988, American Council Learned Societies, 1991.

Background

Childs, William Ralph was born on March 3, 1951 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Ralph and Mary-Helen (Stewart) Childs.

Education

Bachelor in History, University Texas, 1973. Master of Arts in History, University Texas, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Texas, 1982.

Career

Lecturer, U. Georgia, Athens, 1982-1984;assistant professor of history, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1984-1991;associate professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1991. Consultant World Book, 1988-1989, Prentice Hall, 1991, 93.

Membership

Consultant Contemporary American Theatre Company, Columbus, since 1991. Member American History Association, Economic and Business History Society (secretary since 1989, editor: Essays in Economic and Business History since 1994), Business History Conference, Organization American Historians, Southern History Association.

Connections

Married Mary Suzanne Shaner, May 19, 1989. 1 child, Hannah Meredith.

father:
Ralph Childs

mother:
Mary-Helen (Stewart) Childs

spouse:
Mary Suzanne Shaner

child:
Hannah Meredith Childs