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James Chester Babcock

educator

James Chester Babcock, American educator. Member of Modern Language Association.

Background

Babcock, James Chester was born on February 25, 1908 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Edward and Hannah (Muncy) Babcock.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Arkansas, 1929. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934. Master of Arts (honorary), Dartmouth, 1951.

Studied at Centro de Estudios Historicos, Madrid, Spain, 1932, Sorbonne, Paris, 1933.

Career

; children—Janet Elizabeth, James Stephen, Arthur E., Helen L. Married second, Sandra Eileen Scharff, December 30, 1961. Instructor Romance langs.

University of Chicago, 1936-1943, associate professor, 1943-1950. Visiting professor of the humanities Dartmouth, 1949, professor Romance langs., 1950-1957, department chairman, 1953-1957. Professor Romance langs., Ohio State University, Columbus, 1957-1974, department chairman of Romance languages, 1957-1965.

Works

  • Author: (with P.K. Hartstall) Sinous ecrivions, 1937. (with Sree Narayana Trevino) Introduction to Spanish, 1944. Also contributor book chapter Editor: (with Bachelor of Medicine Rodriguez) Amilia, 1949.

    Contigo pay y cebolla, 1953. Editorial adviser in Spanish for Houghton Mifflin Company, 1945-1974.

Membership

Member of Modern Language Association.

Connections

Married Helen Alberta Wood, June 2, 1930 (divorced 1961).; married second, Sandra Eileen Scharff, December 30, 1961. Children: Janet Elizabeth, James Stephen, Arthur E., Helen L.

father:
George Edward Babcock

mother:
Hannah (Muncy) Babcock

spouses:
Helen Alberta Wood

Sandra Eileen Scharff

children:
Janet Elizabeth Babcock

James Stephen Babcock

Arthur E. Babcock

Helen L Babcock