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Mary Victoria Braginton

Mary Victoria Braginton, American educator. award, 1971; award Rockford College, 1972.


  • Braginton, Mary Victoria was born on March 15, 1901 in Manson, Iowa, United States. Daughter of George Frederick and Anna (Greenside) Braginton.

  • Education

    • Student univs.


    • Assistant professor Latin, Mt. Dean, 1949-1957, dean of faculty, 1957-1963, department chairman fgn.


    • Author: The Supernatural in Seneca’s Tragedies, 1933. Contributor articles to classical journals.


    Denomination: Conglist


    Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant Women’s Reserve. United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Emerson-Lathrop grantee, Europe, 1961-1962.

    Member American Philological Association, American Classical League, Classical Association Middle West and South (1st vice president, 1938, president, 1949-1950). National Education Association, Illinois Classical Conference, (vice president 1952-1953, president 1953-1954), American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women (president local branch 1942-1943, chairman Illinois committee status women 1959-1961), Classical Society American Academy Rome (president 1942). Phi Beta Kappa (secretary-treasurer east central district 1958-1964, vice president 1964-1967), Delta Kappa Gamma.

    Clubs: Zonta (Rockford, Illinois).


    • father: George Frederick Braginton
    • mother: Anna (Greenside) Braginton
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    Born March 15, 1901
    Died July 26, 1973
    (aged 72)