Richard Rankin is an educator, historian, conservationist and native of Gaston County and Stanley Creek. He was assistant professor of history and vice president for institutional advancement at Queens University of Charlotte for 13 years. Since 2001 he has been headmaster at Gaston Day School.
Rankin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a doctorate in history from UNC Chapel Hill.
He has written five previous nonfiction books on state and local history and outdoor life.
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