Kent, Timothy J. 1949-

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KENT, Timothy J. 1949-

PERSONAL: Born May 22, 1949, in Alpena, MI; son of S. George and Frances L. Kent; married September 5, 1970; wife's name Dorothy J. (a family therapist and adoption counselor); children: Kevin, Benjamin. Ethnicity: "French and Greek." Education: Attended University of Michigan; De Paul University, B.Mus., 1973. Religion: Unitarian-Universalist.

ADDRESSES: Home and office—Silver Fox Enterprises, 11504 U.S. 23 S., Ossineke, MI 49766.

CAREER: Silver Fox Enterprises, Ossineke, MI, writer and publisher.


Birchbark Canoes of the Fur Trade, two volumes, Silver Fox Enterprises (Ossineke, MI), 1997.

(Editor) Ft. Pontchartrain at Detroit: A Guide to the Daily Lives of Fur Traders, Military Personnel, Settlers, and Missionaries at French Posts, two volumes, Silver Fox Enterprises (Ossineke, MI), 2001.

Tahquamenon Tales: Experiences of an Early French Trader and His Native Family, Silver Fox Enterprises (Ossineke, MI), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A Modern-Day Voyageur Family: Paddling the 3,000-Mile Fur Trade Canoe Route across Canada; research on biographies of French men in the fur trade, birch-bark canoes of the Great Lakes and Algonkin Indians, dugout canoes of North America, and a site report of the Illinois Native Site from the 1670s-1680s.