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Bryson L. Jaynes ’29

Bryson L. Jaynes ’29, December 23, 1994, in Lacey, Washington. After graduating from Reed, Bryson taught high school for 20 years in Oregon and Washington. In 1939, he obtained a master's in education from Washington State College (now Washington State University). He continued his studies at Washington State, and earned an EdD in education in 1951. In 1949, he joined the faculty of the English Department at Washington State and continued to teach there for 22 years, retiring in 1971 with the rank of professor. After retiring, he and his wife spent 15 months in Alabama before relocating to the Lacey, Washington, area in 1972. His wife, whom he married while attending Reed, died in 1991. In 1992, he made his first trip outside the U.S., visiting Oxford and Stratford, England. Survivors include his daughter, five grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1995

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