Roy M. Pitkin
Curriculum Vitae
Professional/Scientific Bibliography
Family/Genealogy Writings
Whom the Gods Love Die Young

50th Wedding Anniversary August 2007

Marcia Jenkins Pitkin


Personal Data:  Born June 24, 1934 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Parents Clarabeth (Betty) Proctor and Albert (Bert) Patton Jenkins.

Married Roy Macbeth Pitkin August 17, 1957, Cedar Rapids, IA


Education:  University of Iowa, B.A. Art Education, 1956.


Teaching:  Davenport, IA, J.B. Young Jr High School 1956-1957

                 West Branch, IA, Junior High, English and Art 1957-1959


Honors and Awards: Delta Gamma Fraternity Oxford Award 1987.


Volunteer Activities: 


o    University of Iowa Hospital Patient Library and patient visitor.

o    Elder and Stephen Ministry Leader at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Iowa City, IA.  (1975-1986)

o    Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church, Pacific Palisades, CA, Stephen Ministry Leader  (1990-1996)

o    Grandparent reader for Grandparents and Books program at Pacific Palisades Library (1991-1999)

o    Hospital Chaplain at U of Iowa and UCLA Hospitals                   

o    Elder and Stephen Ministry Leader at Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church, Palm Desert, CA  (2004-2008)





Barbara.  Born September 26, 1959, Seattle, WA

Education: BA Carleton College 1981.  MA and PhD University of Chicago School of Divinity 1987 and 1994, respectively.

Current position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA.

Married September 3, 1989, Chicago, IL to Brent Sockness.

Children: Magdalene Joanne (1995), William Nathaniel (2000)


Robert Macbeth. Born May 9, 1961, Iowa City, IA

Education: BA Wheaton College 1983. JD Wake Forest Univ. 1986

Current position: President and Shareholder, Levy and Craig. Kansas City MO

Married June 9, 1984, Iowa City IA, to Jane Moore

Children: Allison Elizabeth (1989), Molly Lauren (1992), Andrew Macbeth (1996)


Kathryn. Born March 11, 1963, Iowa City, IA

Education: BA Duke University 1985. MPH and PhD (Health Services) UCLA School of Public Health 1992 and 2003, resp.

Current position: Senior Policy Researcher (Health), the RAND Corporation, Santa Monica CA

Married April 10, 1999 in Los Angeles CA to Stephen Derose

Children: Nathanel Pitkin (2001), Leander Pitkin (2004)


William Charles. Born May 8, 1968, La Grange, IL

Education: BA and MA Wheaton College 1990 and 1991, resp.  MA and PhD (both in Urban Planning) UCLA 1997 and 2004, resp.

Current position: Director of Domestic Programs, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Los Angeles CA

Married May 28, 1994 in Quito, Ecuador to Anaité Cáceres

Children: Mateo Alexander (2000), Iona McBeath (2003)