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ACHER, VIRGINIA PATE (MRS. RUDOLPH A.): ?-

Virginia Pate was born in Versailles, Ind., the daughter of James W. and America Paul Pate. She attended Indiana University and received the B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College. In 1904 she married Rudolph A. Acher and they had three children: James D., Robert Paul, and Florence Virginia.

Mrs. Acher organized the Vigo County Child Welfare Association in 1918 and the Terre Haute Parent-Teacher Council in 1919. From 1922 to 1925 she was president of the Indiana Child Welfare Association. She was active on the Terre Haute School Board, 1924-28, and was president for two years. She worked for the Indiana Mental Hygiene Society and was a life member of Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers. She also assisted in organizing the Girl Scout Council, serving as a commissioner, 1934-40, and National Girl Scout Visitor for three years.

Information from Boruff--Women of Indiana.

  • History of the Indiana Parent-Teacher Association, 1912-1924. 1924.Search "History of the Indiana Parent-Teacher Association,
                                        1912-1924" by ACHER, VIRGINIA PATE (MRS. RUDOLPH A.): ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • History of the Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1924-25 … 1933-34, 1934.Search "History of the Indiana Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1924-25
                                        … 1933-34" by ACHER, VIRGINIA PATE (MRS. RUDOLPH A.): ?- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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