Dr. Harry J. Groenewold was born in Holland and as a child immigrated to Canada with his family in 1954. He received his Master degree from the University of B.C. in 1969 and his Phd. from the University of Toronto in 1977. Dr. Groenewold taught history at Trinity College in Palos Heights, Illinois from 1972 to 1979. He is a charter faculty member from the King's University College which was opened in Edmonton, Alberta in 1979. Dr. Groenewold retired in 2007 after a career in teaching history for thirty-five years.