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Jane Gilmore Rushing, American writer. Vassie James Hill fellow of American Association of University Women, 1956-1957; recipient Emily Clark Balch prize, 1961; LeBaron R. Barker, Junior, Fiction award, 1975; Texas Literature award for fiction, 1984. Member Texas Institute Letters.

Background

Rushing, Jane Gilmore was born on November 15, 1925 in Pyron, Texas, United States. Daughter of Clyde Preston and Mabel Irene (Adams) Gilmore.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Tech University, 1944. Master of Arts, Texas Tech University, 1945. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 1957.

Career

Reporter Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News, 1946-1947. Teacher Texas high schools, 1947-1954. Instructor University Tennessee, 1957-1959.

Instructor to assistant professor Texas Tech University, intermittently, 1959-1968.

Works

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Member Texas Institute Letters.

Connections

Daughter of Clyde Preston and Mabel Irene (Adams) Gilmore. M. James Arthur Rushing, November 29, 1956. 1 son, James Arthur.

father:
Clyde Preston Gilmore

mother:
Mabel Irene (Adams) Gilmore

spouse:
James Arthur Rushing