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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.


  • 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.


    • 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.


    • 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.


    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.


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