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Virginia Mary Mayer Liebeler

Virginia Mary Mayer Liebeler, American writer, educator, lecturer. Campaigner Hubert Humphrey for Mayor, 1940's. Member Writers' Workshop (president 1938-1940), Novel Workshop (president 1946-1948), University Minnesota Alumni Association, National League American Penwomen (chairman scholarship for mature women committee 1978-1980, vice president, recipient numerous awards 1968-1980), International Poetry Society (honorary), Beta Sigma Phi.

Background

  • Liebeler, Virginia Mary Mayer was born on May 23, 1900 in Great Falls, Montana, United States. Daughter of John Henry and Sophia Julia (Sosnick) Mayer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Education, University Minnesota, 1922. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1950.

    Career

    • Promotion and public relations Minneapolis Society Fine Arts and Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, 1928-1935. Promotion editor, state director enrollment Minnesota Hospital Service Association (Blue Cross of Minnesota), 1935-1944. Co-director Northwest Hospital Service Plan (Portland Blue Cross), 1944-1945.

      Teacher English, creative writing evening div. Vocational Evening School for Adults, 1945-1954. Instructor creative writing, English and basic office practices University Minnesota, teacher training specialist, 1946-1968.

      Writer Modern Hospital Management Magazine, 1942-1954.

    Works

    • You, the Jury
    • This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Campaigner Hubert Humphrey for Mayor, 1940's. Member Writers' Workshop (president 1938-1940), Novel Workshop (president 1946-1948), University Minnesota Alumni Association, National League American Penwomen (chairman scholarship for mature women committee 1978-1980, vice president, recipient numerous awards 1968-1980), International Poetry Society (honorary), Beta Sigma Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, reading, raising dalmations, card playing, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Rae E. Liebeler, 1922 (deceased 1976). Children: Yvonne, Natalie (deceased), John Rae.
    • father: John Henry Mayer
    • mother: Sophia Julia (Sosnick) Mayer
    • spouse: Rae E. Liebeler
    • children: Yvonne Liebeler
    • Natalie Liebeler (deceased)
    • John Rae Liebeler
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    Died March 1, 1998
    (aged 97)
    Nationality
    • 1922
      University Minnesota
    • 1950
      University Minnesota
    • 1928 - 1935
      Promotion and public relations Minneapolis Society Fine Arts and Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
    • 1942 - 1954
      writer, Modern Hospital Management Magazine
    • 1944 - 1945
      co-director Northwest Hospital Service Plan (Portland Blue Cross)
    • 1945 - 1954
      teacher, English
    • 1946 - 1968
      instructor, training specialist
    • 1946 - 1968
      English and basic office practice, training specialist
    • 1946 - 1968
      teacher, training specialist
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