It really grieves me to learn of his passing. Is there an address to which cards and expressions of sympathy may be sent?
--- On Thu, 2/2/12, Alan Gribben <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Alan Gribben <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Dr. Thomas A. Tenney
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012, 10:55 AM
Dr. Thomas A. Tenney (1931-2012), best known for editing the MARK TWAIN JOU=
RNAL but also recognized for his assistance to younger scholars, died yeste=
rday at 3:45 p.m. of heart failure after a brief stay in a Charleston hospi=
Dr. Tenney received the John S. Tuckey Award from the Center for Mark Twain=
Studies at Elmira College in 2005. He was the author of MARK TWAIN: A RE=
FERENCE GUIDE (1977) and its various supplements, along with numerous other=
There will be a private family service at a later date, according to his wi=
dow Margaret Tenney; no public funeral will be held.
Before his death Dr. Tenney made arrangements for the continuation of the M=
ARK TWAIN JOURNAL.