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Lois-Jean Ruth

Lois-Jean Ruth was business administrator. Lois-Jean Ruth scholarship established College Liberal Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1998.


  • Ruth, Lois-Jean was born on August 24, 1931 in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Stewart Philip and Florence Kathryn (Mummert) Ruth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1953.


    • Engineering expediter AMP Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1953-1956, statistical analyst, 1956-1959, head statistical analysis, 1959-1973, system procedures coordinator, 1957-1973, member divisional cost improvement committee, 1966-1973, sales statistics training coordinator, 1963-1973. Vice president, assistant secretary Mobile Home Brokers Inc., Hanover, 1973-1983. Co-owner Suburban Developers, Gettysburg.

      Office manager, loan processor Shelter American Corporation, Aurora, Colorado, 1984. Supervisor caseworkers Domestic Relations Office Adams County, Pennsylvania, 1986-1988. With Harry Ness & Company, 1988.

      Vice president finance and administration Adams County United Way, 1988-1996. Chairman legislation task force Pennsylvania Manufacturing Housing Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1979-1980. Student mentor Pennsylvania State, since 2000.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Governor's Committee for Constitutional Review, State of Pennsylvania, 1963-1966. Chairman Parks and Recreation Commission, 1966-1972. Secretary Zoning Hearing Board, 1972-1979.

    Member Zoning Revision Committee, Boro of New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979. Member executive board, chairman personnel Young Men’s Christian Association, Gettysburg, 1980-1983. Member Indoor Sports Complex Fund Commission, 1978-1981.

    Active College Liberal Arts Endowment Fund. Member alumni council Pennsylvania State University, 1984-1993, member board advisers, Mont Alto. Chair scholarships Adams County Council Republican Women, 1998-1999.

    Member board College Liberal Arts Society, since 2001. Member of American Association of University Women (board directors 1954-1956), Pennsylvania State Grass Root Network, Pennsylvania State University President's Club, Pennsylvania State University Mount Nittany Society, College Liberal Arts Alumni Society (president 1982-1988, career exploration task force 1995-1996, volunteer national recruiter, Alumni award 1988, Service award 1997), Pennsylvania Federation Women's Clubs (president, chairman chapter legislation committee), Lions, Phi Mu.


    • Married Thomas L. Becker.
    • father: Stewart Philip Ruth
    • mother: Florence Kathryn (Mummert) Ruth
    • spouse: Thomas L. Becker.
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    • 1953
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1953 - 1956
      Engineer, engineering expediter Advanced Management Program Incorporated
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1973 - 1983
      vice president, secretary Mobile Home Brokers Incorporated
      Hanover, Jamaica
    • 1973 - 1983
      assistant, secretary Mobile Home Brokers Incorporated
      Hanover, Jamaica
    • 1984
      office manager
      Aurora, Philippines
    • 1986 - 1988
      supervisor caseworker, s Domestic Relations Office Adams County
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988
      with Harry Ness & Company
    • 1988 - 1996
      vice president, finance and administration Adams County United Way
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