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Carol Spelius

Carol Spelius, American writer. Member Poets Club Chicago, Poets & Patrons Chicago, Illini Poets.


  • Spelius, Carol was born on January 26, 1919 in Hazen, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Edward and Nellie Georgia (Foss) Doherty.

  • Education

    • Student, University California, Berkeley.


    • Teacher physical education, Great Falls, Montana. Recreation director City of Great Falls. Teacher physical education College Great Falls, Great Falls High School, Grade School, West Allis, Wisconsin.

      Editor Lake Shore Public, since 1985.


    • Author: Aqueus and Other Tales, 1990 (award Friends of Literature, 1991), Gatherings Poetry Collection: Six in One, 1995, How We Got Here From There, 2000, A Dog Story - I, Moncha, 2001, short stories. Contributor articles to publications.


    Member Poets Club Chicago, Poets & Patrons Chicago, Illini Poets.



    Skiing, swimming, dance, reading.


    • Married Arthur Zipperan, October 31, 1940 (deceased 1942). 1 child, Wayne; married William J. Spelius, October 18, 1947.
    • father: Edward Doherty
    • mother: Nellie Georgia (Foss) Doherty
    • spouses: Arthur Zipperan
    • William J. Spelius
    • child: Wayne Spelius
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    Born January 26, 1919
    • 1985
      editor Lake Shore Public