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Helen Cannon Moore ’38

Helen Cannon Moore ’38, January 8, 1997, in Monterey, California. Helen attended Reed for two years and later earned a teaching credential from the Oregon College of Education (Western Oregon University), Monmouth. She taught in a one-room country school and taught fourth and fifth grade in Warrenton, Oregon. During this time, she married Kenneth Moore, who was stationed at Ft. Stevens. While he completed military service, she moved to Oakland, California, where she completed her BA in literature at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1957. She taught school in Oakland and San Francisco for nearly 20 years. In retirement, she and her husband moved to their summer home in Monterey, where they enjoyed gardening, civic and cultural events, and volunteer work in the community and the First Church of Christ Scientist.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 1997

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