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Roland Boecklin

educator

Roland Boecklin, Italian educator. Member Modern Language Association, Classical Association Middle West and South, American Philological Association, American Association University Professors.

Background

Boecklin, Roland was born on September 29, 1900 in Fiesole, Italy. Son of Carlo and Nadia (von Gringmuth) Boecklin.

Education

Diploma Colonial Institute, Florence, Italy, 1922. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1935.

Career

1 son, Arnold P. Came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1929. Instructor German and Latin, Eastern preparatory schools, 1936-1946. Associate professor of University Massachusetts, Fort Devens, 1946-1948.

Associate professor Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, 1948-1954, professor, 1954-1971, professor emeritus, 1971-1972, Foundation professor language and literature, 1954-1971, department chairman classics, 1948-1971. Cons. Ohio State University Research Foundation, 1963.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Classical Association Middle West and South, American Philological Association, American Association University Professors.

Connections

Married Peg Pitman, June 16, 1941.

father:
Carlo Boecklin

mother:
Nadia (von Gringmuth) Boecklin

spouse:
Peg Pitman