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Jacqueline Martin Underwood, American advisory contracts administrator. Grantee, National Science Foundation, 1963-1964, United States Office Education, 1969, 1974-1976.


Underwood, Jacqueline Martin was born on March 23, 1934 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Ralph Henry and Anna Lou (McMahan) Martin.


Bachelor of Science, Knoxville College, 1955. Master of Science, University Tennessee, 1962. MM, University Tennessee, 1964.

Doctor of Education, University Tennessee, 1976.


Teacher Schutz School, Alexandria, Egypt, 1955—1958, Vine Junior High School, Knoxville, 1961—1965. Associate professor Knoxville College, 1958—1960, 1965—1978. Part-time instructor Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee, 1975—1976.

Computer programmer International Business Machines Corporation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1978—1979, assistant to system assurance laboratory manager, 1979—1980, manager equal opportunity programs, 1980—1983, advisory internal auditor Purchase, New York, 1983—1986, advisory contracts administrator Stamford, Connecticut, since 1986. Instructor Rochester Community College, 1978—1983. Board directors Rochester Better Chance, 1979—1982, president, 1980—1981.

Volunteer Rapeline, 1979—1983, Recreation Mentally Retarded Adults, 1979—1980. Member Rochester Human Rights Commission, 1980—1983, president, 1982—1983. Member affirmative action and instructional advisory committee Rochester School Board.

Vice president Rochester United Way Campaign, 1983.


The sole basis for faith is the Bible and it is infallible.


When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.


A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.


Member of League of Women Voters (board directors Rochester chapter 1979-1980), American Association of University Women 1979-1981, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Danbury Pride Inc., Fairfield County Links Inc., Jack & Jill America (founder Knoxville chapter), Rochester Ebon Sisters, Research Council Diagnostic & Prescriptive Mathematics National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Alpha Kappa Alpha.


Children: Paul, Carla.

Ralph Henry Martin

Anna Lou (McMahan) Martin

Paul Underwood

Carla Underwood