Zoe Gore Perrin, University of Colorado, was born on July 8, 1894 in Oroville, California. After graduating from the University of Colorado, where she was initiated as a member of Theta Beta Chapter, Gore worked as a public school teacher in Colorado for a number of years. In 1936, she married Charles C. Perrin.

From 1938 to 1940, Perrin served as Tri Delta’s alumnae secretary. In 1942, she became president of Tri Delta, a position she held until 1946. In this capacity, Perrin presided over the creation of the Delta Delta Delta War Service Projects, Tri Delta’s World War II-era philanthropy, which jointly offered scholarships to women studying subjects considered necessary for the United States’ wartime and postwar success and provided support for United China Relief. After the end of her term as president in 1946, Perrin was appointed chairman of service projects, allowing her to oversee the program's sucess for another 16 years until 1962. In 1980, the Service Project Scholarship was renamed in her honor as the Zoe Gore Perrin Scholarship.

Perrin passed away in June of 1985.

  • First Name
  • Zoe
  • Maiden Name
  • Gore
  • Last Name
  • Perrin

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