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Arthur Friedman

Arthur Friedman, American educator.


  • Friedman, Arthur was born on December 13, 1906 in Maroa, Illinois, United States. Son of Samuel Arthur and Catherine (Edmunds) Friedman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1938.


    • ; married second, Marchia Meeker, 1943 (div. 1953); children—Arthur Meeker, Margaret Lois. Married 3d, Ann B. Heekin, 1957.


    • Author: (with others) English Literature, 1660-1800. A Bibliography of Modern Studies (3 vols.). 1950, 52, 62. Editor: Collected Works of Oliver Goldsmith (5 vols.), 1966.

      She Stoops to Conquer (Goldsmith), 1968. The Vicar of Wakefield (Goldsmith), 1974. The Plays of William Wycherley, 1979.

      Editor: Modern Philology, 1967-1973. Contributor articles learned journals.


    Member faculty University of Chicago, 1932-1981, successively research assistant English, instructor humanities, instructor English, assistant professor, associate professor, 1932-1952, Professor of English, 1952-1971, distinguished service Professor of English, 1971-1975, professor emeritus, 1975-1981, department chairman English, 1960-1963. Guggenheim fellow, 1957-1958. Member Modern Language Association, International Association University Professors English.

    Clubs: Quadrangle (Chgo).


    • Married Natalie Pannes, 1936 (divorced 1941). Married second, Marchia Meeker, 1943 (divorced 1953).; married 3d, Ann B. Heekin, 1957.

      Children: Arthur Meeker, Margaret Lois.
    • father: Samuel Arthur Friedman
    • mother: Catherine (Edmunds) Friedman
    • spouses: Natalie Pannes
    • Marchia Meeker
    • Ann B. Heekin
    • children: Arthur Meeker Friedman
    • Margaret Lois Friedman
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    Born December 13, 1906
    Died April 24, 1981
    (aged 74)