FREDERICK H. GINASCOL
Frederick H. Ginascol, professor emeritus of philosophy,
died on August 10, 1999. He was 92.
Professor Ginascol was born on June 30, 1907, in Lynn,
Massachusetts. Following service in World War II, he received a bachelor's
degree from Trinity University in 1947. He earned master's and PhD degrees
from The University of Texas at Austin in 1949 and 1952, respectively.
Professor Ginascol taught at St. Paul's College and
at St. Paul's Major Seminary. He joined the faculty of the University
in 1952. His research interests included pre-Socratic Greeks, philosophy
of religion, and philosophy of history.
In 1957 Professor Ginascol was awarded the Lemuel Scarbrough
Foundation Faculty Award for excellence in teaching. In 1969 he won
the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Award in recognition of his teaching
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta
and posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 5, 2001.
Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas
History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.