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Tommy Ruth Blackmon Waldo

Tommy Ruth Blackmon Waldo, American educator. Member Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association, Modern Language Association, Florida Music Teachers Association, Gainesville Music Teachers Association, Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota (patroness), Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

  • Waldo, Tommy Ruth Blackmon was born on January 14, 1916 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Gulie Hargrove and Mary Lee (Craig) Blackmon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Agnes Scott College, 1938. Master of Arts, University Florida, 1955, Doctor of Philosophy., 1961.

    Career

    • November 1950); children—George Selden (deceased), Andrew Blackmon. Graduate assistant U. Florida, Gainesville, 1952-1955, instructor, 1955-1961, assistant Professor of English, 1961-1968, associate Professor of English, 1968-1976, professor, 1976-1981. Private teacher piano and organ, 1938-1955.

    Works

    • Author book on Shakespeare. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association, Modern Language Association, Florida Music Teachers Association, Gainesville Music Teachers Association, Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota (patroness), Delta Kappa Gamma.

    Connections

    • Married Selden Fennell Waldo, October 28, 1941 (deceased. Children: George Selden (deceased), Andrew Blackmon.
    • father: Gulie Hargrove Blackmon
    • mother: Mary Lee (Craig) Blackmon
    • spouse: Selden Fennell Waldo
    • children: George Selden Waldo (deceased)
    • Andrew Blackmon Waldo
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    Born January 14, 1916
    Died October 18, 1981
    (aged 65)
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