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Genevieve Fisher

Genevieve Fisher, American home economist. member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University.

Background

  • Fisher, Genevieve was born on August 24, 1879 in Lovington, Illinois, United States. Daughter of George Thomas and Laura (Ricks) Fisher.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University of Chicago, 1912. Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1914, A.M., 1927. Unmarried.

    Career

    • Teacher public schools, Springfield, Illinois, 1899-1903, Southeastern Missouri State Teachers College, 1903-1905, Illinois State Normal U., Normal, Illinois, 1905-1907, Eastern Illinois State Normal School, Charleston, Illinois, 1909-1910, School of Education, University of Chicago, 1911-1913. Teacher, Iowa State College 1914-1919, head home economics education department, 1916-1919. Special agent home economics education, Federal Board for Vocational Education, Washington, 1919-1922.

      Professor and head home economics education, Carnegie Institute Technology, Pittsburgh, 1922-1927. Dean and professor home economics div., Iowa State College, 1927-1944, retired. Vice president American Vocational Association, 1926-1930.

      Member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University Women, Phi Kappa Phi. Omicron Nu (national president 1924-1926), Phi Upsilon Omicron. Sigma Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Mortar Board.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University.

    Connections

    • father: George Thomas Fisher
    • mother: Laura (Ricks) Fisher
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    Born August 24, 1879
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