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Webster, Robert D.

  • Name(s)
    • Robert D. Webster
    • Bob Webster
  • Date of Birth
    • 1958
    • Northern Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • B.A. in Journalism, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky
    • Covington Holmes High School, 1976
  • Life Events
    • Member of the Kenton County Historical Society
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Outstanding Publication Award from the Kentucky Historical Society, three time winner
    • Kentucky History Award for The Beverly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story Behind Kentucky's Worst Tragedy, 2012
  • Employment
    • President of the Kenton County Historical Society
    • Career Agent, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, Independence, Kentucky
    • Security Lead, Turfway Park Racetrack, Florence, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Insurance Agent
    • Historian
    • Writer
    • Speaker

Weill, Lawrence

  • Name(s)
    • Lawrence Weill
    • Lawrence V. Weill
  • Date of Birth
    • 1953
    • Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky
    • Kuttawa, Lyon County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Post-doctoral studies in writing and philosophy
    • PhD in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • M.A. in Humanities/Humanistic Studies, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
    • B.S. in Mathematics, Brescia College, Owensboro, Kentucky
  • Life events
    • Married
    • Member of The Registry of College and University Presidents
  • Employment
    • Author, self-employed, 2022 to present
    • Interim Vice-President for Academic and Student Affairs, SUNY Sullivan, 2021-2022
    • Writer, editor, copywriter, 2012-2022
    • President, Gordon State College, Barnesville, Georgia, 2002-2012
    • Dean, Hopkinsville Community College, 2000-2002
    • Professor of philosophy and ethics
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Academic leader
    • Author
    • Artist
    • Philosopher

Welby, Amelia B.

Amelia B. Welby

  • Name(s)
    • Amelia B. Welby
    • Amelia B. Coppuck Welby
    • Pen name: Amelia
    • Nickname: Minstrel-girl
  • Date of Birth
    • February 3, 1819
    • Saint Michaels, Maryland
  • Date of Death
    • May 3, 1852
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Saint Michaels, Maryland
    • Baltimore, Maryland
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
    • Married George Welby, 1838
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity

West, Gary P.

Gary P. West

Photo: Acclaim Press

  • Name(s)
    • Gary P. West
  • Date of Birth
  • Residences
    • Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Bloomington, Illinois
    • Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Education
    • B.A. in Journalism, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1967
    • Attended Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • Freelance writer
      • "Out and About Kentucky Style"
    • Executive Director, Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1993-2006
    • Executive Director, Hilltopper Athletic Foundation, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
    • Started his own advertising and publishing business, Kentucky, 1972
    • Copywriter, State Farm Insurance, Bloomington, Illinois
    • Editor, military newspaper, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
    • Daily Sports Editor, Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Editor
    • Journalist
    • Sportswriter
    • Speaker

Weston, William J.

  • Name(s)
    • William J. Weston
    • William (Beau) Weston
    • Beau Weston
  • Date of Birth
    • April 13, 1960
    • Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
  • Residence(s)
    • Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
    • Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
    • New Haven, Connecticut
    • Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky, 1990-present
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1988
    • M.A.R. in Ethics, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1986
    • M.Phil. in Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1986
    • M.A. in Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1985
    • B.A., Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvannia, 1982
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Stodghill Research leave
    • Professor of the Year Award from Delta Delta Delta sorority, 2014
    • David Hughes Professor of the Year Award from Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), 2014
    • Kirk Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004. 2014
    • Kentucky History Award for Centre College: Scholars, Gentlemen, Christians, 2011
    • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant, 2011
    • Grant from the Kentucky Historical Society, 2008
    • Mary C. Tew Prize, Yale University, 1984
    • Phi Beta Kappa Bramson Prize in Sociology, Swarthmore College, 1982
  • Employment
    • Van Winkle Professor of Sociology, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, 1990-present
    • Research Associate, OERI, U.S. Department of Education
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Writer