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JONES, Ruth. (Pueblo, CO-- ). Jones, organist at ST. LUKE'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH beginning in 1950, taught organ and piano at the UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE from 1948 to 1950 and at LORAS COLLEGE from 1974 to 1979. She was a member and secretary of the original DUBUQUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and the past dean and in 1997 still treasurer of the American Guild of Organists. Beginning in 1995, she was a member and treasurer of FINLEY HOSPITAL (THE) Auxiliary.

Jones was a past president of Chapter KI of P.E.O. and a state committee chairperson of the organization from 1995 to 1997. Jones was an employee of AMERICAN TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK in the Trust Department from 1980 to 1985.