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Barbara Ann Taggart was American language educator. Certified in teaching Virginia. Grantee World Council Churches, Germany, 1959; scholarship, Mexican Government, 1954-1955.


Taggart, Barbara Ann was born on January 23, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Harry and Ann (Shutter) Taggart.


Bachelor in Spanish & Music, University Richmond, 1950. Attended, Middlebury College, Vermont. Attended, Presbyterian School Christian Education, Richmond.

Attended, Virginia Commonwealth University. Master of Arts in Spanish Letters, University National Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico City, 1957.


English, Spanish, county library New Castle High School, Craig County, Virginia, 1950—1951. English teacher Poquoson High School, York County, 1951—1952. Teacher English and civics Washington-Henry High School, Hanover County, 1954.

English teacher Fairfield Junior High School, Henrico County, 1958. Teacher Spanish University Richmond, 1959. Educator-evangelist Presbyterian Church, Mexico, 1960—1986, service under Fund Self-Development People, 1965—1986.

Escort-interpreter United States Department State.


  • Certified in teaching Virginia.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Flores de Anáhuac- Prehispanic Nahuatl Literature of Mexico, 1957. Contributor articles to various periodicals in United States and Mexico.


With National Honor Society, Thomas Jefferson High School, 1945—1946. Counselor summer youth camp Ginter Park Baptist Church, Richmond. Volunteer work camp American Friends Service Committee, Mexico, 1952—1953.

Volunteer Cruz Roja, Mexico, 1961—1986. Volunteer teacher Red Cross, Richmond, since 1987, English as Second Language Classes, 1987. Member Bellevue Civic Association, since 1986.

Participant Hope in Cities, since 1990, History, Healing and Hope, since 2000. Various civic organizations, since 1986. Volunteer tutor Hands-up Ministry, Richmond, since 2009.


  • Other Interests

    Music, reading, researching, writing, hiking.


Harry Taggart

Ann (Shutter) Taggart