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Louise Flynn Underhill

Louise Flynn Underhill was American educator, poet. Recipient Distinguished Alumna award Georgetown College, 1980; named Cheyenne's 1st poet laureate; one of her poems was placed in cornerstone of Capitol during state's centennial celebration.

Background

  • Underhill, Louise Flynn was born on May 17, 1908 in DuQuoin, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Edward and Celeste Flynn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Education, Georgetown College, 1930.

    Career

    • Teacher, Illinois, Colorado. With State Department Education, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1948. Teacher English Carey Junior High School, 1954-1972, retired, 1972.

      With Tuberculosis and Health Association, Cheyenne, 1948.

    Works

    • Author 12 books poetry.

    Membership

    Laramie County library publicist, 1972-1975. Past member Friendship Force. Member 1st Presbyterian Church, General Federation Women's Clubs, General Federation Republican Women.

    Member Wyoming Media Professionals.

    Connections

    • Married Charles Underhill, 1972 (deceased).
    • father: Edward Flynn
    • mother: Celeste Flynn
    • spouse: Charles Underhill
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    Born March 17, 1908
    Nationality
    • 1930
      Georgetown College
    • 1948
      with State Department Education
      Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States