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Greninger, Edwin T. (Edwin Thomas), 1918-2007



Edwin Thomas Greninger was born in Montoursville, Pennsylvania in 1918, the son of Fred Raymond Greninger and Martha Cutler Greninger. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. Awarded a Ph.D. in history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1958, he taught history at Valparaiso University, Pennyslvania State Unviersity, and Wilkes College before joining the history faculty at East Tennessee State University in 1958. Upon his retirement in 1986, he was granted professor emeritus status.

Dr. Greninger historical interest was in 20th century American and European history. He was widely traveled and the author of several books , including Fifteen Days in Russia (1966). Preceded in death by his first two wives, Jane Mary Greninger and Gem Kate Greninger, he passed away on December 21, 2007.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Greninger accrual

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1990-014
Dates: 1949 - 1985

Edwin T. Greninger Collection

Identifier: UnivRec-0346
Scope and Contents The Edwin T. Greninger Collection documents personal and professional interests during his career as a professor of history at East Tennessee State University, including teaching assignments and administrative work within the department, university committees and the Faculty Senate, and in professional organizations such as the American Association of University Professors. Material in the collection includes correspondence, memoranda, course materials, lecture notes, reports, historical...
Dates: 1948-1997

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