Location: Watsonville, California, United States
William Earl Cane, MDiv., ThD., Editor at Integrities, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in theology.
Inspired by the priests from his youth, Dr. Cane went on to achieve a Master of Divinity from St. Patrick’s Seminary in 1973 and a Doctor of Theology from San Francisco Theological Seminary in 1976. He commenced his career as an associate pastor at St. Joseph Church in Cupertino in 1960, remaining until 1965. Dr. Cane went on to serve as director of the St. Benedict Center in San Francisco from 1966 to 1972 and as a professor at the Graduate Theological Union from 1973 to 1979. For the past 35 years, since 1985, he has served as an editor to Integrities. Likewise, Dr. Cane is a distinguished author and contributor of articles to professional journals. Works to his credit include, “Thru Crisis to Freedom” from 1980, “Circles of Hope” from 1992 and “Passing on the Spirit” from 2002.
Reflecting on his career, Dr. Cane recalls a highlight was his extensive traveling throughout Central American and founding IF, a non-profit organization, in which he has been the director since 1975. He is also particularly fond of his time working with Myles Horton, who is renowned for training civil rights leaders of the 1960s. In his later years, Mr. Horton desired to help the children of Latin America and would do so through donations and allocating funding. To add to Dr. Cane’s civic endeavors, he was president of the Association of Priests Union from 1970 to 1972, founder of Friends of the Deaf in San Francisco in 1970 and co-founder of Santa Cruz Sanctuary in 1987. In the coming years, he plans to stay in touch with members from the various organizations he has been affiliated with, as well as continue to follow the Lord. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Cane can be found in various editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who in the World. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, water divining, tennis and cooking.
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