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Howard Sheldon Jordan

Howard Sheldon Jordan, American educator. Decorated Croix de chevalier dans L’Ordre des Palmes Academiques, 1958.


  • Jordan, Howard Sheldon was born on December 19, 1906 in Minneapolis. Son of William Henry and Frances (Sheldon) Jordan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1929, Master of Arts, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.


    • Teaching fellow French, U. Min., 1929-1930, instructor French, 1930-1939. Assistant professor French, Brown U., 1939-1944. Professor French, head department modern foreign langs.

      Salem College, 1944-1949. Professor French, head department modern foreign langs. U. Georgia, 1949-1962, professor French, 1962-1974, emeritus professor French, 1974-1979.

      National Defense Education Act lecturer-evaluator, 1962, director Language Institutions, 1959, 60.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    • Married Sarah Kathleen Burrell, July 6, 1946. Children: James Burrell, William Sheldon.
    • father: William Henry Jordan
    • mother: Frances (Sheldon) Jordan
    • spouse: Sarah Kathleen Burrell
    • children: James Burrell Jordan
    • William Sheldon Jordan
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    Born December 19, 1906
    Died March 31, 1979
    (aged 72)