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Jean Lollich Warner

Jean Lollich Warner, American poet. Summer school scholar Rockefeller Foundation, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1955.


  • Warner, Jean Lollich was born on June 22, 1916 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Jens George Christenson and Dibga (Allen) L.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Elementary Education, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1938. Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education, Columbia University, 1945.


    • Teacher grades 4-6 Mount Vernon Public School, 1938-1939. Teacher kindergarten-1st grade Lyons Public Schools, Clinton, 1939-1944. Teacher kindergarten Clinton Public Schools, 1945-1959.

      Iowa state representative Early Childhood Education Conference, Washington, 1958, Study Conference of Childhood in Education, St. Louis, 1959.


    • Contributor poetry to American Poetry Anthology, 1984, I Have Need of the Poets, 1984, Hearts on Fire, 1985, Impressions, 1986, Best New Poets of 1989, 1989, Best Poems of the 90's, 1990, Expressions, 1991 (award of merit), Awaken to a Dream, 1991, Poetic Voices of America, 1991, Windows of the World, 1991, Down Peaceful Paths, 1991, Language of the Soul, 1992, Best Poems of 1995, 1995 (Editor's Choice award). Contributor poetry to magazines.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Sponsor Foster Parents Plan, Warwick, Rhode Island, 1986-1992, Children International, 1987-1992. Member American Association of University Women (charter), National Education Association (life), Philanthropic and Educational Organization (international chapter sisterhood), International Society Poets, Delta Kappa Gamma (charter).



    Reading, china painting, playing organ, knitting, travel.


    • Married Charles Howard Warner, March 26, 1959 (deceased ). Stepchildren: Judith, Leonard.
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    Born June 22, 1916
    • 1938
      Cornell College
    • 1945
      Columbia University
    • 1938 - 1939
      Teacher, grades 4-6 Mount Vernon Public School
    • 1939 - 1944
      teacher, kindergarten-1st grade Lyons Public Schools
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1945 - 1959
      teacher, kindergarten Clinton Public Schools