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Roland Boecklin

Roland Boecklin, Italian educator. Member Modern Language Association, Classical Association Middle West and South, American Philological Association, American Association University Professors.

Background

  • Boecklin, Roland was born on September 29, 1900 in Fiesole, Italy. Son of Carlo and Nadia (von Gringmuth) Boecklin.

  • Education

    • Diploma Colonial Institute, Florence, Italy, 1922. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1935.

    Career

    • 1 son, Arnold P. Came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1929. Instructor German and Latin, Eastern preparatory schools, 1936-1946. Associate professor of University Massachusetts, Fort Devens, 1946-1948.

      Associate professor Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, 1948-1954, professor, 1954-1971, professor emeritus, 1971-1972, Foundation professor language and literature, 1954-1971, department chairman classics, 1948-1971. Cons. Ohio State University Research Foundation, 1963.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Classical Association Middle West and South, American Philological Association, American Association University Professors.

    Connections

    • Married Peg Pitman, June 16, 1941.
    • father: Carlo Boecklin
    • mother: Nadia (von Gringmuth) Boecklin
    • spouse: Peg Pitman
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    Born September 29, 1900
    Died August 5, 1972
    (aged 71)
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