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Albert Joseph George

Albert Joseph George, American educator. Decorated Knight Order of Merit (Italy). member Franco-American Commission, 1949-1950; member (Fulbright) National Selection Committee, 1950-1951, French government scholarship committee, 1952, 57.; Served as chief of mission, O.S.S.; Fellow International Arts and Letters, Royal Society Arts (England), 1953.

Background

  • George, Albert Joseph was born on January 7, 1913 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank George and Margaret (Wheeler) George.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1935. A.M., Brown U., 1936. Student Universite de Besancon, 1936-1937.

      Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1940.

    Career

    • Assistant professor mod. langs. Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1939-1942. Professor Romance langs.

      Syracuse University since 1942, department chairman since 1950, director orientation center for foreign students since 1951. European office Institute International Education, Paris, 1949-1950. Member Franco-American Commission, 1949-1950.

      Member (Fulbright) National Selection Committee, 1950-1951, French government scholarship committee, 1952, 57.

    Works

    • Author: Lamartine and Romantic Unanimism, 1940. Pierre-Simon Ballanche, 1945. The Capn’s Wife, 1946.

      The Development of French Romanticism, 1954. Books by Balzac, 1960. The Didot Family and the Process of Printing, 1961.

      Short Fiction in France, 1964. Associate editor: Smyposium, since 1946.

    Membership

    Member Franco-American Commission, 1949-1950. Member (Fulbright) National Selection Committee, 1950-1951, French government scholarship committee, 1952, 57. Served as chief of mission, O.S.S.

    Fellow International Arts and Letters, Royal Society Arts (England), 1953.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Chase, August 29, 1936.; married second, Patricia Bradford, June 1967. Children: Jonathan, Martha, Jeremy, Meredith.
    • father: Frank George George
    • mother: Margaret (Wheeler) George
    • spouses: Margaret Chase
    • Patricia Bradford
    • children: Jonathan George
    • Martha George
    • Jeremy George
    • Meredith George
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    Died January 7, 1968
    (aged 55)
    Nationality

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