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Ruth-Arlene W. Howe

Ruth-Arlene W. Howe, American law educator. Bar: Massachusetts 1977.


  • Howe, Ruth-Arlene W. was born on November 21, 1933 in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Curtis Alexander and Grace Louise (Randolph) Wood.

  • Education

    • AB, Wellesley College, 1955. Master of Science, Simmons College, 1957. Juris Doctor, Boston College, 1974.


    • Lecturer Simmons College, Boston, 1970-1978. Assistant professor Boston College, Newton Center, Massachusetts, 1978-1981, associate professor, 1981-1997, professor, since 1998. Hermon Dunlap fellow The Bunting Institute/Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1994-1995.

      Clerk Grimes-King Foundation for Elderly, Boston, since 1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1977.


    • Co-author: Child Neglect Laws in America, 1975.


    • Married Theodore Holmes Howe, June 29, 1957. Children: Marian Dora Louise, Curtis Tecumtha, Helen Theresa, Edgar Alan.
    • father: Curtis Alexander Wood
    • mother: Grace Louise (Randolph) Wood
    • spouse: Theodore Holmes Howe
    • children: Marian Dora Louise Howe
    • Curtis Tecumtha Howe
    • Helen Theresa Howe
    • Edgar Alan Howe
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