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Eva Jones, Baltimore schools educator and activist, dies

Eva Jones, Baltimore schools educator and activist, dies

Eva M. Jones, a retired Baltimore public school educator who enjoyed writing poetry, died April 21 from cancer at Symphony Manor, a Roland Park assisted-living facility. She was 81.

The daughter of the Rev. Harry Baldwin and Julia Anna Drake Baldwin, the former Eva Mary Baldwin was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she graduated from Simon Gratz High School.

She obtained a degree in education in 1958 from Cheyney Training School for Teachers, now Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. She was a member of the Delta Tau Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta.

She later received a master’s degree in education from the Johns Hopkins University.

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