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1930's

Dorothy E. Ebersbach, AB ’36, was one of the 1,074 WASPs — or Woman Air Force Service Pilots — who served in World War II. She resides in Tampa, Fla.

Ruth T. George, MA ’36, distinguished alumna of Eastern Kentucky Univer sity, recently was elected to associate membership by the trustees of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. She also has been asked to submit her biography for the 21st edition of Who’s Who of American Women.

1950's

Jeanette Grasselli Brown, BS ’50, HON ’78, a former distinguished visiting professor and director of research enhancement at Ohio University, was included in t he July issue of Cleveland Magazine’s “The 29 Most Influential Women in Business.” She currently serves on the Ohio Board of Regents and is a member of the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame.

Clayton Riley, BSCOM ’50, has been with the Kirby vacuum cleaners company of Jacksonville, Fla., for 50 years. He began selling Kirbys while attending OU.

Beryl E. Rothschild, BSJ ’51, is the longest serving woman mayor in the history of Cuyahoga County. As mayor of the city of University Height s, she is now completing the fourth year of her fifth consecutive term. She recently received the 1996 Women of Achievement Award from the Cuyahoga Women’s Political Caucus.

Anthony J. Tolbert III, BFA ’54, was selected district governor nominee by Rotary International. An active member of his local Rotary Club in Park Ridge, Ill., since 1976, he is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church.

Jean Zerckel Piety, AB ’55, has headed Cleveland Public Library’s science and tec hnology department for 17 years. She played the role of a librarian in the local movie “A Whole New World.”

Warren W. Worthley, BSME ’57, has been selected by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) to receive the 1997 SME Education Award for his leadership in manufacturing engineering, management, education and research. Worthley is president of Technical Services Inc. of Southwest Florida. He resides in Punta Gorda, Fla.


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