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Jesse Keogh Rash

Jesse Keogh Rash, American educator. Recipient William A. Howe award American School Health Association, 1969; National Honor award Eta Sigma Gamma, 1974.

Background

  • Rash, Jesse Keogh was born on October 5, 1906 in New Providence, Iowa, United States. Son of Junius D. and Matilda J. (Chance) Rash.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, William Penn College, 1928. Master of Arts, Young Men’s Christian Association Graduate School, 1933. Doctor Health and Safety, Indiana U., 1949.

      Master of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 1957.

    Career

    • Instructor, Normal School, Berea College, 1928-1931, Iowa State Training School for Boys, 1933-1934. Physical director Burlington (Iowa) Young Men’s Christian Association, 1934-1935. Instructor, coach William Penn College, 1935-1937.

      Athletic director, coach Pikeville College, 1937-1942. Professor health and physical education business manager Wilmington College, 1942-1947, health educator Indiana Department Public Welfare, 1948-1949. Professor Indiana U., Bloomington, 1949-1981, department chairman health and safety, 1952-1972, co-director school and Community Health Workshop, 1950-1956.

      Co-director School Health Workshop, University of California at Berkeley, 1957. Past president Kentucky Junior College Athletic Conference. President Indiana Council Family Relations, 1960-1962.

      Member Indiana Health Council from 1952. president, 1960-1961. Member Indiana Government's Commission Children and Youth, 1952-1956, Indiana Farm Safety Council, 1952-1957. Board of directors Monroe County Anti-Tuberculosis Association, 1948-1957.

    Works

    • Author: The Health Education Curriculum. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Indiana Health Council from 1952. president, 1960-1961. Member Indiana Government's Commission Children and Youth, 1952-1956, Indiana Farm Safety Council, 1952-1957. Board of directors Monroe County Anti-Tuberculosis Association, 1948-1957.

    Fellow American School Health Association (president 1961-1962), American College Health Association, American Public Health Association. Member Public Health Nursing Association (director) 1952, president 1970-1973), American, Indiana (past vice president) associations health physical education and recreation, Adult Education Association, Indiana College Health Association, Royal Society Health, International Union Health Education of Public, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Delta Omega. Member Society of Friends.

    Club: Lions (president 1960-1961).

    Connections

    • Married Mary F. Wood, August 21, 1938 (deceased).; married second, Mary S. Fulwider, August 25, 1962. Children: Marjorie F. (Mistress.
    • father: Junius D. Rash
    • mother: Matilda J. (Chance) Rash
    • spouses: Mary F. Wood
    • Mary S. Fulwider
    • child: Marjorie F. (Mrs Rash
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    Died November 5, 1981
    (aged 75)
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