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Zalia Harbaugh Sundfor

Zalia Harbaugh Sundfor, American educator.


  • Sundfor, Zalia Harbaugh was born on September 13, 1905 in Lima, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William A. and Chloie (Bailar) Harbaugh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Bluffton College, 1938. Bachelor of Science, Defiance College, 1941. Master of Arts in Education, Bowling Green (O.) State University, 1951.


    • July 1959); stepchildren—Annabel (Mistress Don Stubb), Robert D. Teacher, Lincoln School, Lima, 1924-1927. Teacher history South High School, Lima, 1927-1939, dean of girls, 1939-1955. Dean of girls Lima Senior High School, 1955-1964.

      Director Christian education West Elm United Church of Christ, Lima. Teacher, Y-M Adult School, 1948-1949.


    Member Human Relations Commission, Lima, 1960-1964. Member National (citation for years of service 1965), Ohio associations women deans and counselors, National Education Association, Ohio, Lima education associations, American Association U. Women, Lima Federated Women’s. Member Congressional Christian Church (director junior church 1926-1940, director young people’s work 1940-1945).

    Club: Altrusa (president Lima 1959, 65-66, 66-67).


    • Married Guttorm Sundfor, November 22, 1950 (deceased.
    • father: William A. Harbaugh
    • mother: Chloie (Bailar) Harbaugh
    • spouse: Guttorm Sundfor
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    Born September 13, 1905