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1962: Jess H. Stone served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Dominican Republic in Bani, Sto Dgo. Different Provinces throughout the Republic beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jess H. Stone can be contacted at JessStoneaaoldcom
Country of Service: Dominican Republic
Training Group: Group 1
Cities you served in: Bani, Sto Dgo. Different Provinces throughout the Republic
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1964
Ag Ext. Loaned to Secretaria de Educacion to build Rural Schools & direct program.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Criisis Corps, 1999, Tamayo. Helped rebuild homes damaged by floodfollowing Hurricane
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Earned Ph.D in Latin American History. Dissertation on the Dominican Republic. Taught at various levels and in various colleges & Univ.s. Worked in Construction (residential and commercial),had own company as well as working for others. I Build Furniture. I organized a Building Trades Dept. of a state supported vocational school. Teach Hunter Education in Idaho and Washington state.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Everyone and anyone who would like to.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
"See, there is a life after the Peace Corps."
Originally posted: 10/9/2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1962; Peace Corps Dominican Republic; Directory of Dominican Republic RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Dominican Republic RPCVs
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