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Henry Leon Robinson

educator

Henry Leon Robinson, American educator. Recipient Palmes Academiques, 1965. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Teachers French, Modern Language Association Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Background

Robinson, Henry Leon was born on February 26, 1908 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Joseph L. and Rosa (Alterescu) Robinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1933.

Career

; children—Penelope Carolle, Anthony Henry. Married second, Vernice T. Goodrich, August 22, 1959. Associate French, University of California at Los Angeles, 1930-1931.

Assistant Romance langs. University of Chicago, 1933-1935. Instructor Romance langs.

Syracuse University, 1935-1936. Instructor foreign langs. Amarillo College, 1936-1946.

Assistant professor Romance langs. U. Tennessee, 1946-1948. Professor French, department chairman Baylor University, 1948-1976, emeritus professor, 1976-1980.

Conductor Amarillo Philharmonic Orchestra, 1936-1938. Newscaster KGNC, 1942-1944. Consultant French, British World Language Dictionary.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Teachers French, Modern Language Association Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Ruth Elizabeth Cleghorn, May 21, 1939 (divorced 1952).; married second, Vernice T. Goodrich, August 22, 1959. Children: Penelope Carolle, Anthony Henry.

father:
Joseph L. Robinson

mother:
Rosa (Alterescu) Robinson

spouses:
Ruth Elizabeth Cleghorn

Vernice T. Goodrich

children:
Penelope Carolle Robinson

Anthony Henry Robinson