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educator , writer

John Armstrong Crow, American writer, educator. Member Society Mayflower, Authors League American, Descendant Knights of Garter, Order of Don Quixote, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Crow, John Armstrong was born on December 18, 1906 in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Davis and Olive Lois (Armstrong) Crow.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina, 1927;Master of Arts, Columbia, 1930;Ph. D., the Doctor of Letters, University of Madrid, Spain, 1933.

Career

Instructor, U. North Carolina, 1926-1927;Instructor, Davidson College, North Carolina, 1927-1928;Instructor, New York University, 1928-1937;instructor, University of California, Los Angeles, since 1937;chairman Spanish department, University of California, 1949-1954. Helped organize International Institute of Ibero-American Literature, Mexico City,1938, secretary, 1938-1940. Chairman Section of Cultural Exchange, since 1940.

Works

Membership

Member Society Mayflower, Authors League American, Descendant Knights of Garter, Order of Don Quixote, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Josephine Gorden, 1956. Children: Diane O., John Armstrong.

father:
George Davis Crow

mother:
Olive Lois (Armstrong) Crow

spouse:
Josephine Gorden

children:
Diane O. Crow

John Armstrong Crow