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Francis Richard Borroum Godolphin

Francis Richard Borroum Godolphin, American educator. Decorated Bronze Star medal. Member American Philological Association, Classical Association of Atlantic States, American Association University professors.

Background

  • Godolphin, Francis Richard Borroum was born on April 8, 1903 in Del Rio, Texas, United States. Son of Francis Richard and Alma (Borroum) Godolphin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929. Master of Arts, New York University, 1926.

    Career

    • December 1964); children—Jeane, Thomas (deceased). Married second, Catherine V. Clark, June 19, 1965. Instructor in classics New York University, 1924-1926, New Jersey College for Women, 1926-1927.

      Instructor classics Princeton, 1927-1930, assistant professor, 1930-1940, associate professor, 1940-1945, professor, 1946-1974, acting chairman, 1941-1942, chairman, 1942-1945, dean college, 1945-1955. Assistant editor Classical Weekly, 1937-1939. Commissioned Lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942.

      Promoted captain, 1944. Inactive duty, September 1945. Service in Pacific with 4th Marine Division, January-September 1944, 1st Marine Air Wing, September 1944-April 1945.

    Works

    • Editor: The Greek Historians, 1942. The Latin Poets, 1949. Great Classical Myths, 1964.

      Contributor to American Journal Philology, Classical Philology.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Philological Association, Classical Association of Atlantic States, American Association University professors.

    Connections

    • Married Isabelle Simmons, July 25, 1925 (deceased.; married second, Catherine V. Clark, June 19, 1965. Children: Jeane, Thomas (deceased).
    • father: Francis Richard Godolphin
    • mother: Alma (Borroum) Godolphin
    • spouses: Isabelle Simmons
    • Catherine V. Clark
    • children: Jeane Godolphin
    • Thomas Godolphin (deceased)
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    Born April 8, 1903
    Died December, 1974
    (aged 71)
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