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Helen Wilcox Gordon

Helen Wilcox Gordon, American church librarian. Registered Nurse, California. 1st lieutenant Nurse corpus, United States army, 1945-1947. Member The Church and Synagogue Libraries Association (president Los Angeles County chapter 1994).

Background

  • Gordon, Helen Wilcox was born on February 14, 1919 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1940. Diploma in Nursing, Johns Hopkins School Nursing, 1943.

    Career

    • Public health nurse Health Department, Newton County, Missouri, 1952-1954. School nurse Pasadena (California) School District, 1966-1968. Library First United Methodist Church, Pasadena, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, California.

    Politics

    Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

    Religion

    The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant Nurse corpus, United States army, 1945-1947. Member The Church and Synagogue Libraries Association (president Los Angeles County chapter 1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Square dancing, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Earl W. Gordon, 1948. Children: Paul, Carol.
    • spouse: Earl W. Gordon
    • children: Paul Gordon
    • Carol Gordon
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    Nationality
    • 1940
      Scripps College
    • 1943
      Johns Hopkins School Nursing
    • 1952 - 1954
      Public health nurse Health Department
      Missouri, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      school nurse Pasadena (California) School District
    • 1991
      library First United Methodist Church
      Pasadena, California, United States