Judith Priddy-Orr (1937-2011)

Judith Priddy-Orr was born on August 20, 1937, in Memphis, Tennessee, and studied at the University of Memphis.
She and her husband later moved to Atlanta, where she became the first dean of women at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Priddy-Orr passed away on August 28, 2011, in San Diego, California.
Priddy-Orr's photograph Boats at Rest—Beijing, China is part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Diaz, Laura. "Judith Priddy-Orr (1937-2011)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 30 August 2017. Web. 23 October 2019.
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