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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ruth Tietjen Councell  

Pen Name: None


Born: California


Illinois Connection

Ruth Councell's husband, Rev. George Councell, served as rector of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest until his assignment as Bishop of New Jersey in 2003.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ruth studied botanical illustration at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and the Morton Arboretum, and holds a Certificate in Botanical Art from the Arboretum.

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