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Clytis C. Belloit ’55

Clytis Craske Belloit ’55, October 23, 2006, in Portland. Clytis enrolled at Reed in fall 1943, then joined SPAR, the U.S. Coast Guard women's reserve. While stationed in Boston, she met and married James Belloit; they had one son. In the early ’50s, she returned to Reed, studied at the college for several years, and then attended Portland State, earning a BS in secondary education in 1956. She taught history and social studies at three Portland high schools. Clytis was active in the Oregon Education Association, the Oregon Historical Society, and the Sellwood-Moreland Improvement League. In retirement she traveled to the Middle East, Africa, and Mexico. She also researched and wrote Railtown, the Early History of Wishram, Washington.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2007

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