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Doris Driggers Monroe

Doris Driggers Monroe, American author. Member of American Pen Women, American Camping Association, National Association Retarded Children, Sunday School Board Southern Baptist Convention, Beta Literature Society.

Background

  • Monroe, Doris Driggers was born on July 11, 1916 in Mount Pleasant, Texas, United States. Daughter of Samuel Wyatt and Leola (Harris) Driggers.

  • Education

    • Student, Mary-Hardin Baylor College, 1934—1935. Student, William Jewell College, 1935—1937. Student, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1937—1938.

      Student, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1938—1939.

    Career

    • Music director, pastor's assistant Bethany Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri, 1945—1947. Associate editor Story Hour Leader, Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1947—1950. Editor Primary Leader, Every Day with Primaries, 1950—1968.

      Consultant Work with Exceptional Persons, from 1968.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of American Pen Women, American Camping Association, National Association Retarded Children, Sunday School Board Southern Baptist Convention, Beta Literature Society.

    Connections

    • Married Edwin Ulys Monroe, August 6, 1937. Children: Leola Fran Dudley B. Burton, Billie Barbara William F. Hardy, Junior.
    • father: Samuel Wyatt Driggers
    • mother: Leola (Harris) Driggers
    • spouse: Edwin Ulys Monroe
    • children: Leola Fran Dudley B. Burton Monroe
    • Billie Barbara William F. Hardy Monroe
    • Junior Monroe
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    Died December 31, 2006
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1945 - 1947
      Music director, Bethany Baptist Church
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1945 - 1947
      pastor's assistant, Bethany Baptist Church
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1947 - 1950
      associate editor Story Hour Leader
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1950 - 1968
      editor Primary Leader
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