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Mary Louise Jordan Jones, American writer. Named to Fine Arts Hall of Fame American Association of University Women, 1959; Sorbonne scholar, 1967-1968.

Background

Jones, Mary Louise Jordan was born on May 10, 1916 in Fredericksburg, Texas, United States. Daughter of Charles Jerome and Ima Lucille (Jackson) Jordan.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Women's University, 1939. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Sorbonne Experimenting Colleges and Universities, 1983.

Career

Principal local elementary school, Aransas Pass, Texas, 1937-1939. Teacher art Walter Noble Junior High, 1939-1943. Teacher government and history Aransas Pass High School, 1943-1946.

Teacher Robert E. Lee High School, Baytown, Texas, 1946-1951. Art counselor American Schools, Tripoli, Libya, 1961-1962, Bitburg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1962-1963. Teacher Ross S. Sterling High School, Baytown, 1970-1975.

Professor art European campus University Maryland, 1975-1983. Free-lance writer, consultant art Baytown, from 1983. Judge art shows, 1939-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Woody Watches the Masters, Books I, II, III, 1985, 86. (play) Jade, 1937. Inventor educational game.

Membership

Member district board Girl Scouts United States, Beeville, Texas, 1946-1951. President Art League, Baytown, 1971-1972. Life member Bay Area Heritage Society, Baytown.

Member Friends of Sterling Municipal Library, Baytown, Lee College Foundation, Lee College Symphony, Junior League Houston, patron. Member National Art Educators Association, Texas Art Educators Association, American Association of University Women, Houston Museum Fine Arts, Young Women of Arts, Delta Kappa Gamma (life). Clubs: Bar Association Auxiliary, East Harris County.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Volunteer, swimming, horseback riding, travle, aerobics.

Connections

Married Charles Ingram Jones, August 16, 1941 (deceased).

father:
Charles Jerome Jordan

mother:
Ima Lucille (Jackson) Jordan

spouse:
Charles Ingram Jones