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Moon, Jane – Reno, Washoe

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Jane Moon

Jane was born in New York City where, in 1952, she married William Moon.  A member of the armed forces at that time, he was soon transferred to San Francisco, Cal.  Their children were born in San Francisco. William, became a manager of Schwabacher Fray in 1969 and was transferred to Reno, Nev.   Jane joined local organizations such as the Reno-Sparks NAACP, Eastern Star, Reno Soroptimists, and the Negro Business and Professional Women.  She has served in a variety of leadership positions with each. In addition to other honors, she is most proud of the Sojourner Truth Award, the highest honor the Negro Business and Professional Women can give. Jane retired from the University of Nevada in computing services and continues to be active in the African American Community.


Jane Moon was interviewed on September 17, 2018, by the Nevada Women’s History Project through a grant from the Roxie and Azad Joseph Foundation.