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Albert Joseph George

educator

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