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Mariotte-Davies, Pauline



  • Existence: April 21, 1849 - September 10, 1930

Biographical Information

Pauline (Mariotte) Davies was born on April 21, 1849, in the Madelene quarter in Paris to Julie (Moehrmann) and August Mariotte. She married John Francis Davies, and they had one daughter, Blanche (Davies) Bryant (1874-1954) of Syracuse, New York.

Mariotte-Davies was educated at Ecole Normale Supirieure of Paris and the University of France. Following the Franco-Prussian war, she taught in a woman's college in England. Mariotte-Davies was a professor of French and History. She served as Dean of Women for nine years at an Ohio college. She also taught at Milwaukee Downer College.

Dr. Davies joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1896. She worked as a Professor of French at Purdue University, also teaching psychology and Spanish, until her retirement in 1915.

In 1896, she was honored by France by naming her an Officer d'Academie. She was founder of the Alliance Francaise in Indiana. Dr. Davies died on September 10, 1930, in Petoskey, Michigan, and is buried in Spring Vale Cemetery in Lafayette, Indiana.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Pauline Mariotte-Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 99
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two series: "Class Announcements, Publication and Miscellaneous" and "Student's Verb Blank."
Dates: 1897