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Ruth Irene Conley, American poet.

Background

Conley, Ruth Irene was born on January 26, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Irving Birch Anderson and Gertrude Evelyn Unsworth Edwins.

Education

Bachelor in General Studies, University Washington, 1964. Bachelor in English, University Washington, 1965. Master of Arts in English, University Washington, 1966.

Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, University Washington, 1970. Studied with Theodore Roethke.

Career

Editor publications office University Washington, Seattle, 1965—1966, accounting assistant, 1973—1986. With United States Army, 1944-1946.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous poems. Author: (poet) (chapbooks) Time of Apple Harvest, Icicle River, and Short Poems from the Japanese.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.

Connections

Married Samuel Glenn Conley, June 12, 1946 (divorced November 1963). Children: Joan Evelyn, Mary Jacquelyn, James Harper.

father:
Irving Birch Anderson

mother:
Gertrude Evelyn Unsworth Edwins

spouse:
Samuel Glenn Conley

children:
Joan Evelyn Conley

Mary Jacquelyn Conley

James Harper Conley