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 - Montgomery the Hoosier Is Director Of Peace...
Montgomery the Hoosier Is Director Of Peace Corps WASHINGTON (UPI) --Mrs Elizabeth Crites Dillon of Mitchell, Ind., is in Ceylon as Ihe First woman director of an overseas Peace Corps program. The Peace Corps announced Saturday that volunteers who will assist Mrs. Dillon in are winding up their (raining Fresno Slate College in California and will leave for Ceylon Nov. 24. Half of them will slop in Hawaii and the oltior half in [lie Philippines for an addilion- al two weeks of training and all will arrive in Ceylon Dec. 10. The first Peace Corps program in Ceylon was in 1962 1061 U was not renewed after a c i, an( ,e j n government. But il a w a s jitviled to return and will of emphasize agriculture and development in a 1868-70 program. Mrs. Dillon, 44, is a aviator. She was Miss California of 1933, a special assistant to .the director of the foreign aid program from 1953 1958. and has served in other governmental capacities. She joined the Peace Corps in as deputy director of Ihe program in Tunisia. Her widowed mother is Marvin Crites of Mitchell. She has lier 11-year-old daughter Mary Katlierino with her in.. Ceylon, where she went lastif June and was described by Ceylon newspaper as "looking more like a film star than dedicated social worker." Associate director of the program in Ceylon is Clyde Fiscus, also of Mitchell, who igricullure and science in Indiana schools for 25 years. las degrees from Purdue ndiana. Mrs. Dillon attended Indiana. even Federal to

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  1. Anderson Daily Bulletin,
  2. 22 Nov 1967, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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