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GRAVES, Ruth. (Dubuque, IA--Dubuque, IA, February 21, 1982) A graduate of Northwestern University, Graves taught English at Isabella Thoburn College in Lucknow, India and physical education at the UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE in the early 1930s.

During the 1920s, she was active in the YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (Y.W.C.A.) and served as president of the board of MOUNT PLEASANT HOME.



Obituaries. Telegraph Herald, February 22, 1982, p. 6