We are pleased to have Dr. Michael J. Deeb with the East Lansing Rotary on Monday July 19th at noon. He will be speaking about American society at the time of the Civil War. Deeb is the author of a trilogy of historical novels, The Drieborg Chronicles.
Dr. Deeb is a native of Grand Rapids. He was educated there and received his undergraduate degree from Aquinas College in 1957. He earned a Masters degree in History from Michigan State University and a Doctorate from Wayne State University. He was elected to the State Board of Education in 1968, and served through 1974.
After twenty years in education here in Michigan, he owned and operated an accounting and investment advisory business for twenty-five years. He is a former resident of Frankenmuth. Currently retired, he lives in Sun City Center, Florida. He is married to Sally Dittman. They have five children and ten grand children.
Duty and Honor is the first novel in the trilogy, The Drieborg Chronicles. Duty Accomplished and Honor Restored followed this novel. They will be available after the presentation.