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Ruth Ann McKim, American financial planner. Recipient Republican Presidential Legion of Merit medal, Order of Merit; scholar Allen R. Hite Art Institute, 1952-1954; Board Realtors scholar, since 1979.

Background

McKim, Ruth Ann was born on November 26, 1932 in Keokuk, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Carl Edward and Ruby Irene (Martin) McKim.

Education

Bachelor of Science, U. Louisville,1955, Master of Science in Community Development, 1977. Co-director art therapy Norton-Children's Hosps. Inc., Louisville, 1956-1967.

Director art therapy Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, 1955-1956, NKC Hosps. Inc., 1957-1959; researcher Board Aldermen, Louisville, 1976. Public relations staff Department Consumer Affairs, Louisville, 1976-1978.

Realtor associate Century 21, Louisville, 1979-1986. Finance planner National Life Vermont, Louisville, 1986^. Tutor Kentucky Association Specific Perceptual-Motor Disability, Louisville, 1970-1974.

Career

Director art therapy Kentucky Baptist Hospital, Louisville, 1955—1956. Co-director art therapy Norton-Children's Hospitals Inc., 1956—1957. Director art therapy NKC Hospitals, 1957—1959.

Researcher Board Aldermen, 1976. Public relations staff Department Consumer Affairs, 1976—1978. Realtor associate Century 21, 1979—1986.

Finance planner National Life Vermont, since 1986. Tutor Kentucky Association Specific Perceptual-Motor Disability, Louisville, 1970—1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Banking Survey, 1977.

Membership

Arts festival committee, 1975—1977. Coordinator Louisville Food Day, 1978. Volunteer and art donor Public Broadcasting Service, 1985—1988.

Voter registration canvasser, 1976, 1978, 1982. Active Republican National Committee, Republican Presidential Task Force, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee Committee. Secretary, treasurer St. Francis in the Fields Espicopal Church, Louisville, 1975—1976.

Member of Institute Community Development Association, Kentucky Artists and Craftsmen, Louisville Craftsmans Guild (life), University Louisville Alumni Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Oil and acrylic painting, jewelry design and execution, collecting prints.

Connections

Married William James Ashbrook, August 15, 1959 (divorced 1974). Children: Leslie McKim, Diane Hodges.

father:
Carl Edward McKim

mother:
Ruby Irene (Martin) McKim

spouse:
William James Ashbrook

child:
Leslie McKim

child:
Diane Hodges McKim