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Edward Semple Le Comte, American author, educator. Member Milton Society (honorary scholar), P.E.N., Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Comte, Edward Semple Le was born on May 28, 1916 in New York City. Son of John Radway and Mary (Semple) Le Comte.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1939;A.M., Columbia, 1940;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia, 1943.

Career

Instructor English, Columbia, 1943-1945;assistant Professor of English, University of California-Berkeley, 1945-1948;assistant Professor of English, Columbia University, 1948-1956;associate professor, Columbia University, 1956-1964;Professor of English, State University of New York-Albany, 1964-1981;professor emeritus, State University of New York-Albany, since 1981.

Works

Membership

Member Milton Society (honorary scholar), P.E.N., Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Marie Munzer, January 19, 1945. 1 son, Douglas Munzer.

father:
John Radway Comte

mother:
Mary (Semple) Le Comte

spouse:
Marie Munzer