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Ann Green Robison

Ann Green Robison, American columnist. Certified Women's Institute, Jewish Theological Seminary America. Named Ann Robison; recipient medal of merit, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1963, Woman of Year, United Jewish Appeal, 1964, Brandeis award, Zionist Organization America, 1972, award, Jewish War Veterans, 1972, honors award, Bergen Community College, 1985, Sutton Ensemble, 1985; American Association of University Women fellowship.

Background

  • Robison, Ann Green was born on November 19, 1904 in New York City. Daughter of Boris and Mary (Sugarman) Green.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Maine, 1924. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Maine, 1975. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1934.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), University East Asia, 1982.

    Career

    • Teacher French, English, algebra, dramatics Mattanawcook Academy, Lincoln, Maine, 1924—1925, New Rochelle, New York, 1925—1939. Vice president Robison-Industries, Inc., 1966—1988. Treasurer Robison-Anton Company, 1959—1983.

      On world affairs Columnist weekly periodical, 1965—1990. Columnist newspaper Accredited observer United Nations National Council Jewish Women, 1946—1952, American Association of University Women, 1950—1951. Attended all general assemblies United Nations, 1946—1952.

      Broadcaster Paris to United States, 1948. Concerning United Nations assemblies, 51. Member United Nations committee Synagogue Council American.

      Secretary National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council, 1972, vice president, 1973—1975, Jewish Federation Community Services Bergen County, 1973—1978, chairman county campaign, 1973—1975. Lecturer tour Israel, 1962, Republic South Africa, 69. Member membership committee American-Israel Cultural Foundation, member interfaith and university committee.

      Secretary American-Israel Public Affairs Committee, 1973—1976. Honorary chairman United Jewish Appeal Teaneck, officer woman's div. Executive committee Hebraica and Judaica, advisory committee department.

      Chairman special committee scholarships and grants Rutgers University. Member president's advisory committee Bergen Bergen Community College, Israel. Board directors Community Museum Bergen County, Easter Seal Association, member telethon committee.

      Board directors Bergen County Women's Republican Club, chairman international committee.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Women's Institute, Jewish Theological Seminary America.

    Membership

    Fellow: Hebrew U.(Jerusalem) (honorary). Member: Town and Gown Society Fairleigh Dickinson University, United Nations Association, American Lung Association New Jersey (representative director, vice president, chairman public relations advisory committee since 1973, member committee contracts and qualifications and nominating committee since 1969, executive committee since 1971, member resolutions committee 1980, convention, elected to National Hall of Fame 1980), Bergen and Passaic Counties Lung Association (secretary, board member, executive committee, chairman program), International Platform Association, International Association University President (associate), American Organization United Nations(Hadassah) (life), Brandeis University Women's Association (life), American Association United Nations (trustee), YM-YWHA Bergen County (director 1967-1982, 1st woman year award 1970), American Association Jewish Education (member governing council), National Council Jewish Women (delegate Triennial Convention International Council Jewish Women London 1965, executive committee 1965-1975, delegate Jerusalem 1968, national chairman international affairs 1968-1974, international chairman resolutions 1968-1974, delegate Toronto 1972, vice president 1972-1978, delegate Australia 1975, delegate United States 1978, delegate Israel 1981, life board directors since 1981, national director, director Teaneck, editor international newsletter, representative various conferences), American Association of University Women (1st vice president charge program Northern Valley branch 1968-1970, 1981-1983, chairman fellowship committee, international affairs committee), Teaneck College, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Adolf Robison Robison, August 28, 1927 (deceased August 1988). Children: Peter Jordan, Michael Douglas.
    • father: Boris Green
    • mother: Mary (Sugarman) Green
    • spouse: Adolf Robison Robison
    • children: Peter Jordan Robison
    • Michael Douglas Robison
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    Born November 19, 1904
    Nationality
    • 1924
      University Maine
    • 1975
      University Maine
    • 1934
      Columbia University
    • 1982
      University East Asia
    • 1924 - 1925
      Teacher, French
      English, Indiana, United States
    • 1925 - 1939
      Teacher, French
      New Rochelle, New York, United States
    • 1966 - 1988
      vice president, Robison-Industries