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Georgia Anna Bonds

Georgia Anna Bonds, American writer, educator.

Background

  • Bonds, Georgia Anna was born on December 30, 1917 in New York City. Daughter of Alex Matthews and Mattie Ethel (Stephens) Arnett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1938. Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1940. Postgraduate, University North Carolina, 1940—1942.

      Postgraduate, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1960.

    Career

    • Editorial assistant The Southern Review, Baton Rouge, 1938-1939. Editor Abstracts of Theses Louisiana State University, 1940. Editorial assistant public school curricula State of Louisiana, 1941.

      Freelance writer, lecturer, since 1943. Editor district newspaper United Methodist Church, Cleveland, 1979-1991. Lecturer on Egyptian days and ways, 1956-1970, international concerns, 1970-1985, Cherokee Indian heritage, since 1985.

    Works

    • Editor: (English translation) Wheat Growing in Egypt, 1954. Author: The Lake Erie Girl Scout Council, the First Seventy-Five Years, 1987, Who Killed Bob Lawson?, 2003. Contributor articles to popular magazines.

    Membership

    Active Girl Scouts United States of America, since 1928, leader, organizer troop 1, Cairo, 1953-1955, member Lake Erie council, Cleveland, since 1956, leader, organizer Mounted troop, 1957-1980, council board directors, 1966-1970, 79-87, council president, 1979-1984, member national council, 1966-1972, 78-83, troop leader international encampment, 1968, conductor world tour national and international centers, 1972, world conference assistant, 1984, organizer troops, Volgograd, Russia, since 1991. Member District United Methodist Women, Cleveland, since 1956, board directors, 1965-1978, president, 1974-1978, committee on district superintendency, 1977-1981, chair, 1978-1981, member World Methodist council, London, 1966. Member Church Women United in Ohio, since 1960, state board directors, 1966-1972.

    Active Young Women’s Christian Association, Little Rock, since 1950, board directors, 1950-1953, board directors Cleveland chapter, 1977-1979. Active Philanthropic Educational Organization, since 1950, board directors Ohio state chapter, 1965-1971, president, 1971. Member American Association of University Women (board directors 1984-1989), Baldwin-Wallace College Women's Club (honorary life member), Order of Eastern Star, Delta Zeta, Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa (Cleveland association board directors 1964-1969, president 1968).

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Alfred Bryan Bonds Junior, February 23, 1939. Children: Anna Belle, Alfred Bryan III, Alexandra Burke, Stephen Arnett.
    • father: Alex Matthews Arnett
    • mother: Mattie Ethel (Stephens) Arnett
    • spouse: Alfred Bryan Bonds Junior
    • children: Anna Belle Bonds
    • Alfred Bryan III Bonds
    • Alexandra Burke Bonds
    • Stephen Arnett Bonds
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    Born December 30, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1938
      University North Carolina
    • 1940
      Louisiana State University
    • 1960
      Baldwin-Wallace College
    • 1938 - 1939
      Editorial assistant, The Southern Review
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1940
      editor Abstracts of Theses Louisiana State University
    • 1941
      editorial assistant, public school curricula State of Louisiana
    • 1943
      freelance writer
    • 1943
      lecturer
    • 1979 - 1991
      editor district newspaper United Methodist Church
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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