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Dorothy Dunning Ballantyne

Background

  • Ballantyne, Dorothy Dunning was born on March 17, 1910 in Aetna, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Harry Leland Ballantyne and Ella L. Ballantynem.

  • Education

    • Attending, Ind University.

    Career

    • Newspaper editor Hobart Gazette, Indiana, 1929—1932. Clerk Home Owners Loan Federal Government, Hammond, 1932. Deputy auditor Lake County, Crown Point, 1932—1936.

      Subordinate teacher Hobart Schools, 1954—1965. Special education teacher, 1965—1972. Volunteer director Hobart History Society Museum, Indiana, from 1970.

      Member advisory committee Hobart School Board, 1980—1987.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of League of Women Voters (president), Hobart Junior Chamber of Commerce, Hobart History Society 1970-1976, (Laura Bracken Woman year award 1968), Indiana History Society, Order Eastern Star (district deputy 1940, worthy matron 1938), Mensa.

    Connections

    • Married Donald Bock Ballantyne (deceased June 1973). Children: Elin Christianson, Dorothy Eastwood, Brianne Lowery, Alexander.
    • father: Harry Leland Ballantyne
    • mother: Ella L. Ballantynem
    • spouse: Donald Bock Ballantyne
    • children: Elin Christianson Ballantyne
    • Dorothy Eastwood Ballantyne
    • Brianne Lowery Ballantyne
    • Alexander Ballantyne
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    Born March 17, 1910
    Died July 1, 2007
    (aged 97)
    Nationality
    • 1929 - 1932
      Newspaper editor Hobart Gazette
    • 1932
      clerk, Home Owners Loan Federal Government
      Hammond, Louisiana, United States
    • 1932 - 1936
      deputy auditor, Lake County
      Crown Point, Indiana, United States
    • 1954 - 1965
      subordinate teacher, Hobart Schools
    • 1965 - 1972
      special education teacher
    • 1980 - 1987
      member, advisory committee Hobart School Board