logo logo

Ramon Jose Sender

Ramon Jose Sender, Spanish educator, writer. Decorated Medal of Morocco; Military Cross of Merit (Spain). Awarded National prize of Literature (Spain), 1935; Associate Press Author of the Week, May 1948.


  • Sender, Ramon Jose was born in 1902 in Alcolea de Cinca, Spain. Son of Jose and Andrea (Garces) Sender.

  • Education

    • Bachillerato, Institute Zaragom, 1918. Licenciado en filosofia y letras U. Madrid, 1924.


    • September 3, 1962). Came to the United States, naturalized, 1946. Journalist, editor El Sol, Madrid, Spain, 1924-1931. Guggenheim fellow, 1942.

      Then lecturer, professor Spanish literature Amherst (Mass) College, U. Denver, U. New Mexico, 1947-1963. Visiting professor Ohio State University summer 1951. University of California, Los Angeles, 1952, University Southern California, 1965.

      Speaking tour of the United States as representative of Spanish Republican, 1938.


    • Contributor popular and literature mags., columnist Latin American newspapers.


    Served as research officer Spanish Infantry, mission to Morocco, 1923-1924. Member Ateneo (member governing board, secretary Ibeco-American section), National Council Culture, Alliance Intebectuals for Defense Democracy (all Spain), Hispanic Society American, Phi Sigma Iota.


    • Married Amparo Barayon, January 7, 1934 (died October 11, 1936).; married second Florence Hall, August 12, 1943 (divorced September 3, 1962). Children: Ramon, Andrea.
    • father: Jose Sender
    • mother: Andrea (Garces) Sender
    • spouses: Amparo Barayon
    • 2d Florence Hall
    • children: Ramon Sender
    • Andrea Sender
    See on larger map
    Born 1902
    Died January 17, 1982
    (aged 80)