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Clara Irene Saunders

Clara Irene Saunders, American poet. Named Citizen of Day, Station KIXI, Seattle, 1981. Member of Grey Panthers.


  • Saunders, Clara Irene was born on August 20, 1917 in Entiat, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Leroy Foote and Laura Marie (Murdock).

  • Career

    • Practical nurse World World War II. Manager South Kitsap Chamber of Commerce, 1964—1969. Public Who, 1974—1975.

      Freelance writer

      Organizer crisis clinic and office Kitsap County Council Aging, 1962—1965.


    • Author: (poetry) This Is Me, 1975, Remembering You, 1980, Very Personal, 1982, (children's books) The David Stories, 1982, David and His Friends, The Once in Awhile, 1974.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member of Grey Panthers.


    • Children: Dianne, Donna, Nancy, Eugene, David.
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    Born August 20, 1917
    Died April 1, 2002
    (aged 84)
    • 1964 - 1969
      manager, South Kitsap C. of C.
    • 1974 - 1975
      public Who