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artist , educator , photographer

Irene Jo Baron, American secondary school educator, artist, aerial photographer. Achievements include National award winning aerial photographer through Smithsonian Mag. Recipient Educational award Rogge Memorial Foundation, 1984; named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1971.


Baron, Irene Jo was born on October 6, 1938 in Cleveland. Daughter of Herbert Herman and Lois Marie (Moore).


Bachelor, Hiram College, 1960. Master of Education, Ohio University, 1990. Postgraduate, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1964.

Postgraduate, College of LaVerne, 1980.


Teacher, Los Angeles and Newark, Ohio, 1960-1966. Information specialist Battelle Memorial Institute, Bangkok, 1966-1970. Teacher, department chairman Office Secretary of Defense, Kaiserslautern, Federal Republic Germany, 1970-1972.

Teacher various public schools, Minnesota, 1979-1981, Zanesville, Ohio, since 1981. Instructor American Red Cross swimming, canoeing, sailing, first aid, Zanesville and Bangkok, 1955-1970, director water safety, Muskingum County, 1964-1966. Member National Ski Patrol, 1964-1966.

Owner Aerial View Pictures.


  • Achievements include National award winning aerial photographer through Smithsonian Mag.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Close Proximity of Rainbows, 1987. Artist numerous paintings, since 1950.


Trustee West Muskingum Academy Fund, Zanesville, 1982-1987. Member National Education Association, National Science Teachers Association, Ohio Education Association, West Muskingum Education Association, Science Education Council Ohio, Ohio Academy of Sciences, Hiram College Alumni Association (Outstanding Achievement award 1988), Authors Club, Professional Aerial Photographers Association International, Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: artist, author, snow skiing, white water rafting.


Married Jacques A. Baron, February 28, 1968 (divorced 1981). 1 child, Dominique Michelle.

Herbert Herman Baron

Lois Marie (Moore) Baron

Jacques A. Baron

Dominique Michelle Baron