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James Chester Babcock

James Chester Babcock, American educator. Member of Modern Language Association.

Background

  • Babcock, James Chester was born on February 25, 1908 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Edward and Hannah (Muncy) Babcock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Arkansas, 1929. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934. Master of Arts (honorary), Dartmouth, 1951.

      Studied at Centro de Estudios Historicos, Madrid, Spain, 1932, Sorbonne, Paris, 1933.

    Career

    • ; children—Janet Elizabeth, James Stephen, Arthur E., Helen L. Married second, Sandra Eileen Scharff, December 30, 1961. Instructor Romance langs.

      University of Chicago, 1936-1943, associate professor, 1943-1950. Visiting professor of the humanities Dartmouth, 1949, professor Romance langs., 1950-1957, department chairman, 1953-1957. Professor Romance langs., Ohio State University, Columbus, 1957-1974, department chairman of Romance languages, 1957-1965.

    Works

    • Author: (with P.K. Hartstall) Sinous ecrivions, 1937. (with Sree Narayana Trevino) Introduction to Spanish, 1944. Also contributor book chapter Editor: (with Bachelor of Medicine Rodriguez) Amilia, 1949.

      Contigo pay y cebolla, 1953. Editorial adviser in Spanish for Houghton Mifflin Company, 1945-1974.

    Membership

    Member of Modern Language Association.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Alberta Wood, June 2, 1930 (divorced 1961).; married second, Sandra Eileen Scharff, December 30, 1961. Children: Janet Elizabeth, James Stephen, Arthur E., Helen L.
    • father: George Edward Babcock
    • mother: Hannah (Muncy) Babcock
    • spouses: Helen Alberta Wood
    • Sandra Eileen Scharff
    • children: Janet Elizabeth Babcock
    • James Stephen Babcock
    • Arthur E. Babcock
    • Helen L Babcock
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    Born February 25, 1908
    Died January 16, 1974
    (aged 65)
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