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Margaret Sally Keach

Margaret Sally Keach, American writer, lecturer. Named Patriot of Year Kansas City chapter Sons of the American Revolution, 1973; recipient Headline award Washington, 1988.

Background

  • Keach, Margaret Sally was born on April 16, 1903 in Rolla, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John A. and Laura (Freeman) Sally.

  • Education

    • Student, Springfield Teachers College, 1921. Student, Missouri School Mines, 1924. Student, Kansas City University, 1930.

    Career

    • Columnist Johnson County Herald, Mission, Kansas. Chairman board Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project, 1952-1991. Founder, publ Veterans Voices magazine, 1952-1991.

      Lecturer in field; board directors Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas, University Missouri Kansas City.

    Works

    • A New Anthology of Art Songs by African American Composers
    • A diverse repertoire of art songs for piano and voice The art song—a delicate and inspiring blend of mu­sic and poetry—has been performed by singers and pianists and appreciated by audiences around the world for more than two hundred years.

    Membership

    Founding member women's division Kansas City Museum, 1945-1990. Kansas adviser March of Dimes, 1955-1966. Trustee William Allen White Foundation, 1963-1991.

    Board directors Kansas Mental Health Center, 1965-1966. Co-founder Soroptimist Club of Shawnee Mission, Kansas. Fellow International Institute Arts and Letters.

    Member Women in Communications (national vice president 1953-1956, past area president), Woman's City Club.

    Connections

    • Married A.V. Eulich, May 1, 1922 (deceased 1937). Children: Eric V., John F. Married John Russell Keach, April 1944.
    • father: John A. Sally
    • mother: Laura (Freeman) Sally
    • spouses: A.V. Eulich
    • John Russell Keach
    • children: Eric V. Keach
    • John F. Keach
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    Born April 16, 1903
    Nationality
    • 1921
      Springfield Teachers College
    • 1924
      Missouri School Mines
    • 1930
      Kansas City University
    • 1952 - 1991
      chairman, board Hospitalized Veterans Writing Project
    • 1952 - 1991
      founder