Knoblock, Glenn A. 1962–

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KNOBLOCK, Glenn A. 1962–

PERSONAL: Born February 17, 1962, in Parma Heights, OH; son of William (an engineer) and Ceceilia (in customer service; maiden name, Delaney) Knoblock; married Teresa Hensing (a care giver), September, 1981; children: John Andrew, Anna Elizabeth. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Bowling Green State University, B.A., 1984. Politics: Democrat.

ADDRESSES: Home—P.O. Box 2, 26 Elm St., Wolfboro Falls, NH 03896. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer, historian, and lecturer. Mayor's Blue Ribbon Cemetery Committee, Portsmouth, NH, exofficio member.


A History of First Parish Burial Ground in Rollinsford, New Hampshire from 1730, privately printed, 1996.

Historic Burial Grounds of the New Hampshire Seacoast, Arcadia (Mount Pleasant, SC), 1999.

New Hampshire Covered Bridges, Arcadia (Mount Pleasant, SC), 2002.

Strong and Brave Fellows: New Hampshire's Black Soldiers and Sailors of the American Revolution, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2003.

Black Submariners in the U.S. Navy, 1940–1975, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2004.

Brewing in New Hampshire, Arcadia (Mount Pleasant, SC), 2004.

"With Great Sacrifice and Bravery": The Career of Polish Ace Wackaw Lalkowski, Merriam Press (Bennington, VT), 2004.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Black Coast Guardsmen of World War II.

SIDELIGHTS: Glenn A. Knoblock told CA: "Since my earliest teenage years I've considered myself a historian, so it was just a matter of time before I put my research on various historical matters into print. One of my prime motivators for the books I write is to preserve many aspects of history that might otherwise be lost. In a number of my books, my intent was not to rewrite history that has already been written, but to present and preserve the achievements of the everyday man and woman that are often overlooked, or lost altogether. This is particularly true of my works in the area of African-American military history.

"While I have received a good amount of acclaim for my work, none of it would be possible without the support and encouragement of my wife, Terry."