Ruth Robinson Greenup

Inducted: 1987

RUTH ROBINSON GREENUP (1912-1984) worked for Oklahoma newspapers before going, in 1940, to South America to help edit papers in Brazil and Argentina and to work for Reuters. After returning to the United States, she and her husband, Leonard Greenup, also a journalist, wrote Revolution Before Breakfast: Argentina 1941-1946. Mrs. Greenup, also a prize-winning photographer, spent a great deal of time in her later life helping save Philadelphia Row and other Washington, D.C., historic houses.