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executive secretary

Alice Ruth Josephs was Latvian executive secretary. Playwright: A Woman's Place, Stars in Her Eyes, Window Panes, Failure Is Impossible—Susan B. Anthony; assistant editor: (magazine) Journalism History, 1977, 78, 79.

Background

Josephs, Alice Ruth was born on October 19, 1912 in Dvinsk, Latvia. Came to the United States, 1913. Daughter of Benjamin Solomon and Sarah (Kuritzky) Hodes.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, Radio, television, Film, California State University, Northridge, 1979.

Career

Executive secretary astronomy department University of California at Los Angeles, 1965-1971. Executive secretary Boy Scouts American, Van Nuys, California, 1988-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Playwright: Night of Broken Glass.

Membership

Secretary board directors Synthaxis Theatre Company, North Hollywood, California, 1979-1996. Board directors Valley Cities Jewish Comty. Center, Van Nuys, 1964, 65, 66, 67-68, president women's club, 1967-1968.

Leader Camp Fire Girls, Van Nuys, 1962, 63, 65. Member American Association of University Women, American Association Retired Persons, National Writers Association, Gold Star Wives American (vice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, playing guitar, piano, listening to music, writing.

Connections

Married Ben Gardner, May 10, 1932 (deceased October 1944). 1 child, Steven Robert. Married Fred Josephs, December 8, 1952.

Children: Susan, Cynthia, David.

father:
Benjamin Solomon Hodes

mother:
Sarah (Kuritzky) Hodes

spouse:
Ben Gardner

spouse:
Fred Josephs

child:
Steven Robert Josephs

child:
Susan Josephs

child:
Cynthia Josephs

child:
David Josephs