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John Armstrong Crow

John Armstrong Crow, American writer, educator. Member Society Mayflower, Authors League American, Descendant Knights of Garter, Order of Don Quixote, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Crow, John Armstrong was born on December 18, 1906 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Davis and Olive Lois (Armstrong) Crow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts of North Carolina, 1927. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1930. Ph. D., Doctor of Letters, University of Madrid, Spain, 1933.

    Career

    • Instructor University North Carolina, 1926-1927, Davidson College, North Carolina, 1927-1928, New York University, 1928-1937. Instructor University California, Los Angeles, since 1937, chairman Spanish department, 1949-1954. Helped organize International Institute of Ibero-American Literature, Mexico City, 1938, secretary, 1938-1940.

      Chairman Section of Cultural Exchange, since 1940.

    Works

    • Panorama de las Americas
    • PANORAMA DE LAS AMÉRICAS is designed for use in the first months of beginning Spanish courses and beyond.
    • Panorama de Las Americas
    • PANORAMA DE LAS AMÉRICAS is designed for use in the first months of beginning Spanish courses and beyond.

    Membership

    Member Society Mayflower, Authors League American, Descendant Knights of Garter, Order of Don Quixote, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Gorden, 1956. Children: Diane O., John Armstrong.
    • father: George Davis Crow
    • mother: Olive Lois (Armstrong) Crow
    • spouse: Josephine Gorden
    • children: Diane O. Crow
    • John Armstrong Crow
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    Died March 5, 2001
    (aged 94)
    Nationality
    • 1927
      University of North Carolina
    • 1930
      Columbia
    • 1933
      Doctor of Letters
    • 1926 - 1927
      Instructor, University North Carolina
    • 1927 - 1928
      Instructor, University North Carolina
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1928 - 1937
      Instructor, University North Carolina
    • 1949 - 1954
      instructor, University California
      Los Angeles, California, United States