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Rene Antoine Coulet du Gard

Rene Antoine Coulet du Gard, Algerian writer, educator. Decorated Croix de Guerre, chevalier; recipient Medaille de la Langue Francaise, Academie Francaise, Paris, 1980, Prix d'Histoire Thiers de l'Academie Francaise, 1982.

Background

  • Gard, Rene Antoine Coulet du was born on December 29, 1919 in St.-Denis du Sig, Algeria. Arrived in United States, 1952, naturalized, 58. Son of Jean Marius and Josephine (Courbin) Coulet du Gard.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Besancon (France), 1966.

    Career

    • Private practise, France, 1945—1947, Morocco, 1947—1952, 1952—1957. Teacher romance languages Kimberton School, Pennsylvania, 1957—1963. Associate professor languages West Chester State College, 1963—1966.

      Associate professor University Delaware, 1966—1980. Professor, since 1980. Served with infantry French Army, 1939-1945.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Professors, Alliance Francaise Southern Delaware (president 1976-1979), Society des Gens de Lettres de France, American Association Teachers French, Society des Professeurs Francais en Amerique.

    Connections

    • Married Donna Swartz Coulet du Gard, July 19, 1979. Children: Caroline-Avril, Jean-Christophe.
    • father: Jean Marius Coulet
    • mother: Josephine (Courbin) Coulet
    • spouse: Donna Swartz Coulet du Gard
    • children: Caroline-Avril Gard
    • Jean-Christophe Gard
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    Born December 29, 1919
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    • 1963
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1966
      University Besancon (France)
    • 1945 - 1947
      Private practise
      France
    • 1947 - 1952
      Private practise
      Morocco
    • 1952 - 1957
      Private practise
      Morocco
    • 1957 - 1963
      teacher, romance languages Kimberton School
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1963 - 1966
      associate, professor languages West Chester State College
    • 1966 - 1980
      associate, professor University Delaware
    • 1980
      professor
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