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Jemma Won-Ja Bishop

Jemma Won-Ja Bishop, Korean human services administrator, consultant. Recipient Meritorious Honor award American Institute in Taiwan, 1989, 91. Leader, Chonnam Province, 1972; advisor, Korean Catholic Association of Colorado, 1975-1979, chapter chairman Deerfield Academy Parents Association, 1984-1987. Member Royal Asiatic Society.

Background

  • Bishop, Jemma Won-Ja was born on April 15, 1944 in Wando, Chonnam, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1973. Daughter of Ch'ong-T'ae and Hyon-Sim (Kim) Chong.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, Suwon, Korea, 1966. Student, Ohio State University, 1974. Management Information System certified, University Southern California, 1985.

    Career

    • Nutritionist Daegun Brennan Catholic Seminary, Kwang Ju, Republic of Korea, 1966—1968. Director food service Sogang Jesuit University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1970—1971. Assistant United States Air Force, Kwang Ju, 1971—1974.

      City and county court and social services interpreter Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1975—1979. Interpreter/consultant Hong Kong, Fairfax, Virginia, 1979—1984. Director bicultural family programs United States Army, Taegu, Republic of Korea, 1985—1986.

      Director program for advanced English studies American Institute in Taiwan, Taipei, 1987—1991.

    Membership

    Leader, Chonnam Province, 1972. Advisor, Korean Catholic Association of Colorado, 1975-1979, chapter chairman Deerfield Academy Parents Association, 1984-1987. Member Royal Asiatic Society.

    Connections

    • Married Donald Michael Bishop, July 25, 1973. Children: Jerome, John Patrick, Edward.
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    Born April 15, 1944
    (age 73)