Dingley, Fred (1908 - 2008)

Genre: Poetry

Poet and author Fred R. Dingley graduated from South Portland High School and attended Bates College (AB cum laude, 1930, MA, 1937); Ricker College (Honorary Dr. Pedagogy, 1963) and Bowdoin College (Honorary Dr. Humane Letters, 1968). He worked as an educator at many Maine schools, as teacher, guidance counselor and principal.



  • Six Hundred Acres (1980)
  • Eyes to See (1986)


  • A History of a Frontier School: Lee Academy 1845-1988 (1989)
  • I Like to Teach, Or, the Finger of God (1992)