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Eugene Jackson Fox

college dean.

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