Cecily Jones, Mary

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Cecily Jones, Mary

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1924 - 2017


Sister Mary Cecily Jones, S.L. (Sister of Loretto) was born in East St. Louis. She was a sister, professor, dean, and poet.

She graduated from Webster with a bachelor's degree in English in 1945, and later earned advanced degrees in both English and theology. Upon returning to Webster, she taught English courses from 1949-1961 and was also Dean of Women from 1955-1961. In that role, equivalent to Dean of Students, she resided in Loretto Hall, which at the time was a residence hall.


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Added by M Pasternak, 14 November 2018.




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