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Robert Thomas Clark

Robert Thomas Clark, American educator. Member Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society American, Philological Association Pacific Coast, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Clark, Robert Thomas was born on July 27, 1906 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Thomas and Elizabeth (Frame) Clark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1927, Master of Arts, 1928. Student of University Leipzig, 1928-1929. Doctor of Philosophy., Stanford.

    Career

    • Instructor German, Vanderbilt University, 1929-1931. Acting instructor Stanford. 1931-1932; instructor Duke U., 1932-1934.

      Assistant professor Louisiana State University, 1933-1935, associate professor, 1935-1942, professor, head department, 1942-1945. Professor Germanic langs. University Texas, 1945-1953.

      Professor German University of California at Berkeley, since 1953, department chairman, since 1954.

    Works

    • Author: Herder, His Life and Thought, 1955. Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society American, Philological Association Pacific Coast, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Lucy E. Austin, December 19, 1936.
    • father: Robert Thomas Clark
    • mother: Elizabeth (Frame) Clark
    • spouse: Lucy E. Austin
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    Died May 27, 1957
    (aged 50)
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