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Kentucky Authors: Oa-Oc

Oakes, Elizabeth

  • Name(s)
    • Elizabeth Oakes
    • Elizabeth Thompson Oakes
    • Elizabeth Ann Thompson Oakes
  • Date of Birth
    • 1943
  • Date of Death
    • December 30, 2017
  • Residence(s)
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Sedona, Arizona, 2012-2017
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Shakespeare Studies, Vanderbilt University
    • B.A. in Creative Writing, University of Iowa
  • Life Events
    • Co-founded the Kentucky Feminist Writers Series with Jane Olmsted
    • Served as President and Vice-President of the University Women of Sedona
    • Board member of the Sedona Culture Collaborative
    • Member of Wild Writing Women of the West
    • Started the writing group, SiteWrite
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Pearl Poetry Prize for The Farmgirl Poems, 2004
  • Employment
    • Co-founder and co-editor of the Kentucky Feminist Writers Series
    • Professor of English, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1987-2008
      • Professor Emerita
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Poet
    • Speaker
    • Feminist
    • Activist

Ockerman, Foster, Jr.

Foster Ockerman, Jr.

  • Name(s)
    • Foster Ockerman
    • Foster Ockerman, Jr.
  • Date of Birth
    • 1952
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kentucky, J. David Rosenberg College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky, 1977
    • A.B. in History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1974
  • Life Events
    • 7th generation Kentuckian
    • Married to Rev. Martina Y. Ockerman, two daughters
  • Employment
    • Vice Chair of United Methodist Church Southeast Jurisdiction Commission on Archives and History, 2016-present
    • President and Chief Historian, Lexington History Museum, 2016-present
    • General Counsel, GW Management LLC, 2014-present
    • Attorney, Ockerman Law Group PLLC, 2005-present
    • Attorney, Martin, Ockerman & Brabant, 1977-2006
    • Chair of the Historic Preservation Review Board, 1989-1993
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • attorney
    • historian
    • speaker