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Gruen, Olive Dorothy

(Grün, Oliva Dorothea; June 20, 1883–May 11, 1963). “Chiao shih” (Chinese for “teacher”). B. St. Louis, Missouri; educ. St. Louis and Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois; taught in St. Louis; taught in Hankow, China, school for girls and women 1921–26; supervisor of girls' dept. of orphanage at Enshih, taught religion in high school at Wanhsien; active in preparation of S. S. literature and other materials; denied reentry to China after 1949–50 furlough; worked alone in Taiwan* among displaced Christians from 1951; after Missouri* Syn. missionaries arrived, she worked with them to organize Sunday schools and women's Bible classes; to US 1960.

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