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Ruby Jo Reeves Kennedy

Ruby Jo Reeves Kennedy, American educator. Member American and Eastern Sociological Socs., American Association University professors.

Background

  • Kennedy, Ruby Jo Reeves was born on November 5, 1908 in Sanger, Texas, United States. Daughter of Felix Monroe and Birdie (Saunders) Reeves.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Texas State College for Women, 1929. A.M., Yale, 1936, Doctor of Philosophy., 1938.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Ellen Reeves. Teacher public speaking Grand Prairie (Texas) High School, 1929-1931. Research assistant Yale Institute of Human Relations.

      1931-1936; assistant director sampling Urban Study of Consumer Purchases, Bureau Labor Statistical, Department Labor, Washington, 1936-1937. Instructor sociology. Texas State College for Women, 1938-1939, assistant professor, 1939-1941.

      Instructor sociological Vassar College, 1941-1942, assistant professor, 1942-1944, associate professor, 1944-1945. Professor sociological and department chairman Connecticut College, 1945-1970.

    Works

    • Author: The Social Adjustment of Morons in a Connecticut City (State of Connecticut), 1948. Editor: Modern Marriage and Family Living, 1957. Papers of Maurice R. Davie, 1961.

      A Connecticut Community Revisited: A Study of the Social Adjustment of a Group of Mentally Deficient Adults in 1948 and 1960. Contributor various articles to American Journal Sociological and The Sociological Review.

    Membership

    Member American and Eastern Sociological Socs., American Association University professors.

    Connections

    • Married Raymond Kennedy, July 20, 1939.
    • father: Felix Monroe Reeves
    • mother: Birdie (Saunders) Reeves
    • spouse: Raymond Kennedy
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    Born November 5, 1908
    Died January 5, 1970
    (aged 61)
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