Jane
Shibe


JANE SHIBE taught English in Camden schools for 29 years. She was born in Philadelphia PA to Harry and Elizabeth Shibe in December of 1899. Her father was then a cloth trimmer. By 1910 he was working as cloth salesman for a "clothing house".

After graduating from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore PA Jane Shibe secured a teaching position in the Woodbridge NJ school system. Desiring employment closer to home, she sought and secured a post as an English teacher at Junior High School No. 1, at Haddon and Newton Avenues, on September 1, 1925, This school was renamed Clara Burrough Junior High School in June of 1933. She was transferred to Camden High School in September of 1936, and remained an English teacher there until her death on August 30, 1954.

Jane Shibe never married. She was living with her father in Upper Darby Pa as late as April of 1930. She was a resident of Haddonfield at the time of her death.


Camden Courier-Post - August 31, 1954

Miss Jane Shibe Dies;  Camden High Teacher

Miss Jane E. Shibe, of 2 Linden Avenue, Haddonfield, an English teacher at Camden High School died Monday in Jefferson Hospital. 

Miss Shibe, who was graduated from Swarthmore College, taught in Woodbridge before coming to Camden. She was appointed an English teacher at Junior High School No. 1, now Burrough Junior High, on September 1, 1925. In September, 1936, she was transferred to Camden High School as an English teacher and still held that post. There are no immediate survivors. 

Services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. in the Murray Funeral Home, 408 Cooper Street, where friends may call Wednesday night. Burial will be  private in West  Laurel Hill Cemetery.


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