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Francis Richard Borroum Godolphin

educator

Francis Richard Borroum Godolphin, American educator. Decorated Bronze Star medal. Member American Philological Association, Classical Association of Atlantic States, American Association University professors.

Background

Godolphin, Francis Richard Borroum was born on April 8, 1903 in Del Rio, Texas, United States. Son of Francis Richard and Alma (Borroum) Godolphin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929. Master of Arts, New York University, 1926.

Career

December 1964); children—Jeane, Thomas (deceased). Married second, Catherine V. Clark, June 19, 1965. Instructor in classics New York University, 1924-1926, New Jersey College for Women, 1926-1927.

Instructor classics Princeton, 1927-1930, assistant professor, 1930-1940, associate professor, 1940-1945, professor, 1946-1974, acting chairman, 1941-1942, chairman, 1942-1945, dean college, 1945-1955. Assistant editor Classical Weekly, 1937-1939. Commissioned Lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942.

Promoted captain, 1944. Inactive duty, September 1945. Service in Pacific with 4th Marine Division, January-September 1944, 1st Marine Air Wing, September 1944-April 1945.

Works

  • Editor: The Greek Historians, 1942. The Latin Poets, 1949. Great Classical Myths, 1964.

    Contributor to American Journal Philology, Classical Philology.

Membership

Member American Philological Association, Classical Association of Atlantic States, American Association University professors.

Connections

Married Isabelle Simmons, July 25, 1925 (deceased.; married second, Catherine V. Clark, June 19, 1965. Children: Jeane, Thomas (deceased).

father:
Francis Richard Godolphin

mother:
Alma (Borroum) Godolphin

spouses:
Isabelle Simmons

Catherine V. Clark

children:
Jeane Godolphin

Thomas Godolphin (deceased)