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Howard Sheldon Jordan

educator

Howard Sheldon Jordan, American educator. Decorated Croix de chevalier dans L’Ordre des Palmes Academiques, 1958.

Background

Jordan, Howard Sheldon was born on December 19, 1906 in Minneapolis. Son of William Henry and Frances (Sheldon) Jordan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1929, Master of Arts, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

Career

Teaching fellow French, U. Min., 1929-1930, instructor French, 1930-1939. Assistant professor French, Brown U., 1939-1944. Professor French, head department modern foreign langs.

Salem College, 1944-1949. Professor French, head department modern foreign langs. U. Georgia, 1949-1962, professor French, 1962-1974, emeritus professor French, 1974-1979.

National Defense Education Act lecturer-evaluator, 1962, director Language Institutions, 1959, 60.

Connections

Married Sarah Kathleen Burrell, July 6, 1946. Children: James Burrell, William Sheldon.

father:
William Henry Jordan

mother:
Frances (Sheldon) Jordan

spouse:
Sarah Kathleen Burrell

children:
James Burrell Jordan

William Sheldon Jordan