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Ramon Jose Sender

educator , writer.

Ramon Jose Sender, Spanish educator, writer. Decorated Medal of Morocco; Military Cross of Merit (Spain). Awarded National prize of Literature (Spain), 1935; Associate Press Author of the Week, May 1948.


Sender, Ramon Jose was born in 1902 in Alcolea de Cinca, Spain. Son of Jose and Andrea (Garces) Sender.


Bachillerato, Institute Zaragom, 1918. Licenciado en filosofia y letras U. Madrid, 1924.


September 3, 1962). Came to the United States, naturalized, 1946. Journalist, editor El Sol, Madrid, Spain, 1924-1931. Guggenheim fellow, 1942.

Then lecturer, professor Spanish literature Amherst (Mass) College, U. Denver, U. New Mexico, 1947-1963. Visiting professor Ohio State University summer 1951. University of California, Los Angeles, 1952, University Southern California, 1965.

Speaking tour of the United States as representative of Spanish Republican, 1938.


  • Contributor popular and literature mags., columnist Latin American newspapers.


Served as research officer Spanish Infantry, mission to Morocco, 1923-1924. Member Ateneo (member governing board, secretary Ibeco-American section), National Council Culture, Alliance Intebectuals for Defense Democracy (all Spain), Hispanic Society American, Phi Sigma Iota.


Married Amparo Barayon, January 7, 1934 (died October 11, 1936).; married second Florence Hall, August 12, 1943 (divorced September 3, 1962). Children: Ramon, Andrea.

Jose Sender

Andrea (Garces) Sender

Amparo Barayon

2d Florence Hall

Ramon Sender

Andrea Sender