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Grace Shover Quinn
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1906
Grove City
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1998
State College
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA

Obituary:
“Centre Daily Times”, Friday, February 6, 1998:
“Grace Shover Quinn, 91, of Foxdale Village in State College, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998, at Foxdale Village. She was born Dec. 20, 1906, in Grove City, Ohio, a daughter of the late Cyrus and Maggie Seeds Shover. On June 9, 1942, in Cleveland, she marriued Robert B. Quinn, who died in 1993. She was a graduate of Ohio State University, being one of only 228 women in the United States to receive a doctorate in mathematics prior to 1940. She received the Emmy Noether Fellowship at Bryn Mawr College in 1934. She taught at Connecticut College in New London, Conn., from 1930 to 1934; at Carlton College in Northfield, Minn., from 1937 to 1942, and at American University in Washington D.C., from 1956 until she retired in the early 1970s. She moved with her husband to State College in 1991. She was a member of Westmoreland Congregational Church in Bethesda, Md., and Faith United Church of Christ in State College. She was a member of several academic honorary societies including Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Pi Mu Episilon and Pi Lambda Theta, a member of American Association of University Women and of American Mathematical Society. She was a talented pianist. She is survived by two daughters, Margaret of Summit, N. J., and Roberta of Raphine, Va.; and a grandchild. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso, Ind. Arrangements are under the direction of Eloise B. Kyper Funeral Home Inc., 1034 Benner Pike, College Township.” 
 
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 Parents:
  Cyrus F Shover (1857 - 1939)
  Margaret B Seeds Shover (1859 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Byron Quinn (1907 - 1993)
 
 Sibling:
  Rebecca Ruth Shover Sacha (1894 - 1975)*
  Grace Shover Quinn (1906 - 1998)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Memorial Park
Valparaiso
Porter County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: K Rodenberger
Record added: Jul 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93392657
Grace <i>Shover</i> Quinn
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Grace <i>Shover</i> Quinn
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