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Emma Jean Tiedeman Fallon
School of Nursing

Emma Jean Tiedeman Fallon, B.S., R.N., Instructor in Nursing (Nursing Arts)

B.S., Syracuse University, 1950.

Instructor in Nursing (Nursing Arts), University of Michigan School of Nursing, 1953-1954. Fallon resigned from this position September 7, 1954.

When Emma Jean Tiedeman was born in Manila, in 1923, her father, Walter von Dohlen Tiedeman, was serving as special staff member in charge of the malaria survey and control demonstration in the Philippine Islands, a public health project sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. He was Resident Lecturer in Public Health Engineering and Studies in Sanitary Practices at the University of Michigan School of Public Health from 1948 to 1959.

In the early 1950s, Emma Jean Tiedeman was married to Donald George Fallon, a science teacher at New Berlin Central School in Chenango County, New York. In 1953 the family came to Ann Arbor for Donald to work in the laboratories of the University, returning to New York State the next year. Emma Jean worked as a registered nurse at Amsterdam City Hospital, and at various other times as a school nurse, special education teacher, and real estate agent. She died in Palm Coast, Florida in 2006 at age 82.