Bruce D. Heald, PhD was born in Boston, Massachusetts and is a graduate of Boston University, University of Massachusetts, and Columbia Pacific University. Presently he is an adjunct Professor of American History at Plymouth State University, NH. He is a fellow in the International Biographical Association and the World Literary Academy Cambridge, England. From 2005 to 2008, he was a member of the General Court of NH, and Senior Purser aboard the MS/ Mt. Washington for the past 48 years.