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Tommy Ruth Blackmon Waldo

educator

Tommy Ruth Blackmon Waldo, American educator. Member Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association, Modern Language Association, Florida Music Teachers Association, Gainesville Music Teachers Association, Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota (patroness), Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

Waldo, Tommy Ruth Blackmon was born on January 14, 1916 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Gulie Hargrove and Mary Lee (Craig) Blackmon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Agnes Scott College, 1938. Master of Arts, University Florida, 1955, Doctor of Philosophy., 1961.

Career

November 1950); children—George Selden (deceased), Andrew Blackmon. Graduate assistant U. Florida, Gainesville, 1952-1955, instructor, 1955-1961, assistant Professor of English, 1961-1968, associate Professor of English, 1968-1976, professor, 1976-1981. Private teacher piano and organ, 1938-1955.

Works

  • Author book on Shakespeare. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association, Modern Language Association, Florida Music Teachers Association, Gainesville Music Teachers Association, Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota (patroness), Delta Kappa Gamma.

Connections

Married Selden Fennell Waldo, October 28, 1941 (deceased. Children: George Selden (deceased), Andrew Blackmon.

father:
Gulie Hargrove Blackmon

mother:
Mary Lee (Craig) Blackmon

spouse:
Selden Fennell Waldo

children:
George Selden Waldo (deceased)

Andrew Blackmon Waldo