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Ruth Marcus Patt

archivist , writer

Ruth Marcus Patt, American archivist, writer. Named Woman of Year, Jewish Federation, Raritan Valley, 1980; recipient Lehman award, Israel Bond Committee, Raritan Valley, New Jersey, 1970, Medal, Rutgers University, 1980, award of recognition, New Jersey History Commission, 1980.

Background

Patt, Ruth Marcus was born on September 29, 1919 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Joseph David and Bessie Sarah (Laurie) Marcus.

Education

Bachelor, Douglass College, Rutgers University, 1940.

Career

Psychiatric social worker Marlboro State Hospital, New Jersey, 1940—1942.

Membership

Member community advisory board University Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, since 1980. Tercentennial general chairman City of New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1979—1982. New Brunswick Tercentennial chairman Middlesex County, 1983.

Member of Douglass Alumnae Association, Jewish History Society Central Jersey (founder, president 1977-1985), Hadassah Club (New Brunswick, New Jersey) 1952-1956.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Milton S. Patt, March 22, 1942. Children: Richard A., Steven L.

father:
Joseph David Marcus

mother:
Bessie Sarah (Laurie) Marcus

spouse:
Milton S. Patt

children:
Richard A. Patt

Steven L. Patt