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Genevieve Fisher

home economist

Genevieve Fisher, American home economist. member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University.

Background

Fisher, Genevieve was born on August 24, 1879 in Lovington, Illinois, United States. Daughter of George Thomas and Laura (Ricks) Fisher.

Education

Diploma, University of Chicago, 1912. Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1914, A.M., 1927. Unmarried.

Career

Teacher public schools, Springfield, Illinois, 1899-1903, Southeastern Missouri State Teachers College, 1903-1905, Illinois State Normal U., Normal, Illinois, 1905-1907, Eastern Illinois State Normal School, Charleston, Illinois, 1909-1910, School of Education, University of Chicago, 1911-1913. Teacher, Iowa State College 1914-1919, head home economics education department, 1916-1919. Special agent home economics education, Federal Board for Vocational Education, Washington, 1919-1922.

Professor and head home economics education, Carnegie Institute Technology, Pittsburgh, 1922-1927. Dean and professor home economics div., Iowa State College, 1927-1944, retired. Vice president American Vocational Association, 1926-1930.

Member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University Women, Phi Kappa Phi. Omicron Nu (national president 1924-1926), Phi Upsilon Omicron. Sigma Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Mortar Board.

Membership

Member National Education Association, American Home Economics Association, American Association University.

Connections

father:
George Thomas Fisher

mother:
Laura (Ricks) Fisher