Ruth L. Belknap Ashley


Ruth Belknap Ashley taught piano at Walla Walla College, now University, for two years, 1949 to 1951, and maintained a piano studio for forty years. Born in Marine City, Michigan, the daughter of Burton H. and Elizabeth Belknap, she was married to Laurence M. Ashley, a biologist who taught at WWC from 1949 to 1952.


Sources: Obituary in Review and Herald, 11 February 1971, 29; 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Claude Thurston, Sixty Years of Progress, Anniversary History of Walla Walla College.