Henri Goiran papers, 1943-1960


This collection has:

3.00 cubic ft.

Henri Jean Joseph Auguste Goiran was born on June 9, 1881 in Toulouse, France. He was the son of Madeleine and General Francois Louis Auguste Goiran, French Minister of War in 1911 and Mayor of Nice from 1912-1919. In 1907, Goiran began his diplomatic career with his appointment to the French Consulate in New York City. After 1940, Goiran's career shifted towards teaching and writing. Goiran's decorations include the Légion d'Honneur, the Croix de Guerre (1914-18), the Grand-Croix de l'Ordre Azteque, and the Silver Medal for Acts of Courage. He married Lucie Chouanard in 1937 and they had one son, Roger.

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