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People/Characters: Ruth Adam

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Singled Out by Virginia Nicholson

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Ruth Augusta Adam, née King (1907-1977), feminist writer, was born on 14 December 1907 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, daughter of a Church of England vicar. She attended St Elphin's girls' boarding school in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, from 1920 to 1925, before becoming a teacher in elementary schools in impoverished mining areas of Nottinghamshire. In 1932 she married Kenneth Adam, a journalist on the Manchester Guardian and later director of BBC television. They had four children:[1] three sons and one daughter, the journalist Corinna Adam.

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