|Birth: ||Nov. 25, 1943|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 2009|
Son of John & Margaret (Parrett) Bliese.
Grew up in Kearney, graduated from Kearney High School in 1961; received bachelor's degree in history and speech from Kearney State College, earned master's degree and Ph.D. in speech and history from Kansas University
Taught at Washington State University at Pullman, Wash., Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh and Iowa State University at Ames; also taught at Texas Tech in Lubbock, was a tenured full professor; retired in 2002
Wrote numerous articles and was published in professional journals; presented many academic papers on topics including medieval history and environmental conservation at conferences; authored a book, which he considered his crowning academic achievement, titled "The Greening of Conservative America"; enjoyed classical music and operas, was a collector of fine art; His passions in life were hiking and photography in Rocky Mountain National Park and environmental conservation in all its forms; dedicated much of his life toward environmental issues and responsible use of natural resources
Survivors include his sister, Carolyn Lind and her husband, Robert, of Kearney; and nephews and their families, Mikel and Melicia Cary and their children, Zoe and Josiah, and Mark and Heather Cary, all of Phoenix
Was preceded in death by his parents
John C. W. Bliese (1913 - 2000)
Margaret E Bliese (1913 - 1998)
Created by: Don
Record added: Jan 06, 2009
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