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Eugene Jackson Fox

Eugene Jackson Fox, American college dean. Recipient Fulbright award, 1958; President’s Faculty award Eastern New Mexico U., 1965. Member National Guard, 1936-1938; Member Modern Language Association, Rocky Mountain Language Association (co-chairman standards committee 1964, Executive Board 1974), National Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Fox, Eugene Jackson was born on July 14, 1914 in Drumright, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Jacob Harold and Gertrude (Jackson) Fox.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Central State College, Oklahoma, 1938. Master of Arts, Oklahoma U., 1944. The Doctor of Letters, University Nacional de Mexico, 1951.

    Career

    • 1 son, Steven H. Teacher-coach Tryon (Oklahoma) High School, 1938-1941. Instructor Spanish, Oklahoma Military Academy, Claremore, 1944-1948. Assistant professor Spanish, New Mexico Military Institute, 1948-1959.

      Faculty Eastern New Mexico U., Portales, 1959-1980, professor modern langs., 1964-1980, dean general college, 1967-1980, now emeritus. Consultant in field, 1938-1980.

    Works

    • Author: Guide for College Students, 1968. Roadside Wildflowers of New Mexico, 1979. Also poems, articles, fiction.

    Membership

    Member National Guard, 1936-1938. Member Modern Language Association, Rocky Mountain Language Association (co-chairman standards committee 1964, Executive Board 1974), National Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Halley December 24, 1942.
    • father: Jacob Harold Fox
    • mother: Gertrude (Jackson) Fox
    • spouse: Margaret Halley December 24
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    Died September 23, 1980
    (aged 66)
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