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Jeanne Cotten Blum ’40

Jeanne Cotten Blum ’40, a pioneering executive and an arts and civic leader, died May 16, 2018.

Beginning her career at IBM as a demonstrator at the 1939 World’s Fair, Jeanne rose to become personnel director and president of the IBM Employees Club. After leaving the company, she raised seven children, helped run several farms, and endowed a named Swarthmore scholarship.

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