Jack K. Campbell, educator and writer at heart, is from the Midwest heartland, born in Chicago, raised there and in suburban Downers Grove, further educated at Cornell College, the University of Illinois, and Columbia University.
Jack is the author of THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADER, the definitive biography of Colonel, Francis W. Parker, who lead the campaign for Progressive Education (New York: Teachers College Press, 1967).
After four years of naval services during the Korean War, he taught high school history on Long Island in northern New Jersey, social studies and the history of education at Brooklyn College, the cultural foundation of education at Texas A&M University, retiring there as professor emeritus. He is married to Mary Woods Campbell, and father of Decker, Jon, and Arthur.
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