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In Memoriam: Ruth Alice Lucas, 1920-2013

In Memoriam: Ruth Alice Lucas, 1920-2013

She was an educator who was the first African American woman to be promoted to the rank of colonel in the United States Air Force. In 1994 she retired from the University of the District of Columbia after serving as assistant to the dean of the College of Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Technology.