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Ruth Ann McKim

Ruth Ann McKim, American financial planner. Recipient Republican Presidential Legion of Merit medal, Order of Merit; scholar Allen R. Hite Art Institute, 1952-1954; Board Realtors scholar, since 1979.

Background

  • McKim, Ruth Ann was born on November 26, 1932 in Keokuk, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Carl Edward and Ruby Irene (Martin) McKim.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Louisville, 1955. Master of Science in Community Development, University Louisville, 1977.

    Career

    • Director art therapy Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, 1955—1956. Co-director art therapy Norton-Children's Hospitals Inc., 1956—1957. Director art therapy NKC Hospitals, 1957—1959.

      Researcher Board Aldermen, 1976. Public relations staff Department Consumer Affairs, 1976—1978. Realtor associate Century 21, 1979—1986.

      Finance planner National Life Vermont, since 1986. Tutor Kentucky Association Specific Perceptual-Motor Disability, Louisville, 1970—1974.

    Works

    • Author: Banking Survey, 1977.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Arts festival committee, 1975—1977. Coordinator Louisville Food Day, 1978. Volunteer and art donor Public Broadcasting Service, 1985—1988.

    Voter registration canvasser, 1976, 1978, 1982. Active Republican National Committee, Republican Presidential Task Force, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee Committee. Secretary, treasurer St. Francis in the Fields Espicopal Church, Louisville, 1975—1976.

    Member of Institute Community Development Association, Kentucky Artists and Craftsmen, Louisville Craftsmans Guild (life), University Louisville Alumni Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Oil and acrylic painting.

    Connections

    • Married William James Ashbrook, August 15, 1959 (divorced 1974). Children: Leslie, Diane Hodges.
    • father: Carl Edward McKim
    • mother: Ruby Irene (Martin) McKim
    • spouse: William James Ashbrook
    • children: Leslie McKim
    • Diane Hodges McKim
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    Born November 26, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1955
      University Louisville
    • 1977
      University Louisville
    • 1955 - 1956
      Director, art therapy Kentucky Baptist Hospital
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1956 - 1957
      co-director art therapy Norton-Children's Hospitals Incorporated
    • 1957 - 1959
      director, art therapy NKC Hospitals
    • 1976
      researcher, Board Aldermen
    • 1976 - 1978
      public relations staff Department Consumer Affairs
    • 1979 - 1986
      realtor associate, Century 21
    • 1986
      finance planner National Life Vermont
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