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 Ruth <I>Bourquin</I> Billado

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Ruth Bourquin Billado

  • Birth 6 Apr 1908 Ohio, USA
  • Death 13 Mar 2005 Saint Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 35220709

Info below provided by: Bill McKern

High school teacher, professor and college administrator. Born in Galion, Ohio, she was educated in Rutland, Vermont, attended Syracuse University, and graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a degree in art education.

She taught school in Rutland until her 1938 marriage to Francis W. Billado, with whom she had three children.

In 1956 the Billados moved to Burlington in order to be closer to the Vermont National Guard headquarters following the election of Francis Billado to the Adjutant General's post.

After his 1966 death, Mrs. Billado was employed at Champlain College, where she taught art and later became responsible for the college's interior design until retiring in 1985. She was a member of the Burlington Klifa Club and the Vermont National Guard Wives Club.

Mrs. Billado died at Haven Health Center in St. Albans in the company of her family.

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  • Created by: Barb Destromp
  • Added: 27 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35220709
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Bourquin Billado (6 Apr 1908–13 Mar 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35220709, citing Fort Ethan Allen Cemetery, Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Barb Destromp (contributor 46785064) .