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Elizabeth Thomas S. Dilks

Elizabeth Thomas S. Dilks, poet, clubwoman. Recipient Society Distinguished American award, 1976, Christian C. Sanderson Museum, The World Literary Academy England; fellow, International Academy Poets.

Background

  • Dilks, Elizabeth Thomas S. was born on July 21, 1917 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Jones (Thomas) Shank.

  • Education

    • Student, Louis Shenk Voice Studios, Philadelphia, 1942. Student, Pison Academy Appreciation Arts, Philadelphia, 1943. Student, Taylor College, Philadelphia, 1945.

    Works

    • Author (illustrator poetry) His & Hers. Author: A Drop in the Bucket. Contributor poetry to magazines & various anthologies in American poetry, contemporary poets of America.

    Membership

    Member of Mercedes-Benz American, G. Wilson Peale House (Philadelphia), Chester County Library., Daughters of the American Revolution, International Platform Association, International Platform Association, National League American Pen Women (Philadelphia chapter), Poets & Writers New York, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Academy American Poets & Writers, Christian C. Sanderson Museum (life), Whitford Country (Exton, Pennsylvania).

    Connections

    • Married John Henry Dilks, June 17, 1945.
    • father: Benjamin Shank
    • mother: Elizabeth Jones (Thomas) Shank
    • spouse: John Henry Dilks
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    Nationality
    • 1942
      Louis Shenk Voice Studios
    • 1943
      Pison Academy Appreciation Arts
    • 1945
      Taylor College