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Jean Lowery Wells ’30

Jean Lowery Wells ’30, in April 29, 1995, in Princeton, New Jersey. After graduation from Reed, she taught high school in Newberg, Oregon, for several years. She married Kenneth Wells ’30 in the Eliot Hall chapel in 1932 and the couple lived in Portland until 1940. They then spent three years in Medford and three years in Eugene before moving to White Plains, New York, in 1945. In 1952, they settled in Princeton, New Jersey. Jean worked for many years with Opinion Research Corporation as a proofreader and in other capacities. She was active in various civic affairs, including the Red Cross, Recording for the Blind, and United Way. She and her husband were members of the Unitarian Fellowship. After retirement, the couple traveled in Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Hawaii, as well as making several trips back to Portland. In addition to her husband, she is survived by their son, Roger B. Wells ’63.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 1995

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