Here is a photo of my grandmother in 1913 in Des Moines Iowa– the caucus state. She would be thrilled-I think or should I say I speculate – to know not only was I given her first name by my parents but I am honoring her and her daughter Virginia Frick O’Brien in finally revealing Ruth’s married name.
Professor Ruth Frick O'Brien, City University of New York, Graduate Center, 1st "professorette" nicknamed by Rush Limbaugh nickname. Ruth Frick* O'Brien & Frederic Halper* O'Brien, Dep.M.E. @ National Review *(honoring our mothers)
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