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Ruth Fairchild Rogers
Birth: Jan. 9, 1893
Albion
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1978
Albion
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

Dental Pioneer. Ruth was a pioneer in the dental flouride treatment program in Michigan. She was one of the organizers of the American Dental Assistants' Association, and served as its president from 1930 to 1934. She began her career in Chicago where she joined the Cook County Dental Assistants' Association. She served as president of the Cook County Dental Assistants' Association there. She completed her registered dental hygienist program at the University of Michigan in 1933. Ruth became the first dental health consultant for the Michigan Department of Health in 1937, serving in that position into the 1950s. In addition to being the ADAA president, she was its general secretary for three years, was a member of its certification board, and was editor of the first four national examinations. Ruth was a major force in educating parents and teachers about fluoride treatment programs in her career, and spent much of her time speaking on the subject. She was a 1911 graduate of Albion High School, and a 1915 graduate of Albion College. (bio by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian) 
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Albion
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 111, Lot 8, Grave 2.
 
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Originally Created by: Frank Passic, Albion His...
Record added: Jan 02, 2004
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Ruth Fairchild Rogers
Added by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian
 
Ruth Fairchild Rogers
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Ruth Fairchild Rogers
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