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Edward L. Gambill


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Edward L. Gambill Obituary
Edward L. Gambill, age 74, St. Cloud, MN died Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN.
Funeral services will be Monday, September 27, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Monday.
Ed was born August 29, 1936 in Lexington, KY to Earl and Alleen (Maupin) Gambill. He graduated from St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN in 1958, received his MA from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 1960. Ed taught at Auburn High School in Rockford, IL for 2 years and then received his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa. He was a professor at St. Cloud State University for 33 years retiring in 1999 after a long successful teaching career. Ed authored two books one on Andrew Johnson and the other on American Men and Families.
Survivors include his sons, Scott Gambill of Eagan, MN; Guy Gambill of Minneapolis, MN; Brian Gambill of Bellville, IL; longtime companion, Darlene Braun of St. Cloud, MN; four grandchildren, Justin Gambill, Jonathan Gambill, Richie Miller, Marielle Mitchell; brothers and sister, John Gambill of Belmont, MA; David Gambill of Plymouth, MA; and Margaret Koebele of Georgetown, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and daughter-in-law, Michelle Gambill.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on Sept. 24, 2010
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