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Mary Victoria Braginton

educator

Mary Victoria Braginton, American educator. award, 1971; award Rockford College, 1972.

Background

Braginton, Mary Victoria was born on March 15, 1901 in Manson, Iowa, United States. Daughter of George Frederick and Anna (Greenside) Braginton.

Education

Student univs.

Career

Assistant professor Latin, Mt. Dean, 1949-1957, dean of faculty, 1957-1963, department chairman fgn.

Works

  • Author: The Supernatural in Seneca’s Tragedies, 1933. Contributor articles to classical journals.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant Women’s Reserve. United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Emerson-Lathrop grantee, Europe, 1961-1962.

Member American Philological Association, American Classical League, Classical Association Middle West and South (1st vice president, 1938, president, 1949-1950). National Education Association, Illinois Classical Conference, (vice president 1952-1953, president 1953-1954), American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women (president local branch 1942-1943, chairman Illinois committee status women 1959-1961), Classical Society American Academy Rome (president 1942). Phi Beta Kappa (secretary-treasurer east central district 1958-1964, vice president 1964-1967), Delta Kappa Gamma.

Clubs: Zonta (Rockford, Illinois).

Connections

father:
George Frederick Braginton

mother:
Anna (Greenside) Braginton