Jacquelyn Baldwin Rucker (1932-2007)

Jacquelyn Baldwin Rucker 

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was born on April 10, 1932, in Fort Gaines. She attended Valdosta State College (later Valdosta State University) and graduated from the University of Georgia, where she received a B.A. in fine arts. She lived in Atlanta with her husband, Thomas Lamar Rucker, and worked as a supervisor in the Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services. Her work is permanently on display in the Governor's Mansion. Rucker died after a long illness on June 26, 2007.
Rucker's oil paintings Gazebo #2 (1984) and Sanford Stadium in June (1988) are part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Dobbs, Chris. "Jacquelyn Baldwin Rucker (1932-2007)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 19 July 2017. Web. 22 September 2018.
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