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Henry Leon Robinson

Henry Leon Robinson, American educator. Recipient Palmes Academiques, 1965. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Teachers French, Modern Language Association Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Robinson, Henry Leon was born on February 26, 1908 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Joseph L. and Rosa (Alterescu) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1933.

    Career

    • ; children—Penelope Carolle, Anthony Henry. Married second, Vernice T. Goodrich, August 22, 1959. Associate French, University of California at Los Angeles, 1930-1931.

      Assistant Romance langs. University of Chicago, 1933-1935. Instructor Romance langs.

      Syracuse University, 1935-1936. Instructor foreign langs. Amarillo College, 1936-1946.

      Assistant professor Romance langs. U. Tennessee, 1946-1948. Professor French, department chairman Baylor University, 1948-1976, emeritus professor, 1976-1980.

      Conductor Amarillo Philharmonic Orchestra, 1936-1938. Newscaster KGNC, 1942-1944. Consultant French, British World Language Dictionary.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Teachers French, Modern Language Association Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Elizabeth Cleghorn, May 21, 1939 (divorced 1952).; married second, Vernice T. Goodrich, August 22, 1959. Children: Penelope Carolle, Anthony Henry.
    • father: Joseph L. Robinson
    • mother: Rosa (Alterescu) Robinson
    • spouses: Ruth Elizabeth Cleghorn
    • Vernice T. Goodrich
    • children: Penelope Carolle Robinson
    • Anthony Henry Robinson
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    Born February 26, 1908
    Died February 18, 1980
    (aged 71)
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