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Audrae Eugenie Visser

Audrae Eugenie Visser, American poet, educator. Named Women of Achievement, G.F.W.C., South Dakota, 1990. Member of American Association of University Women, Western Women Arts, South Dakota State Poetry Society, National League American Pen Women, United Poets Laureate International, League of Minnesota Poets, General Federation Women's Clubs, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

  • Visser, Audrae Eugenie was born on June 3, 1919 in Hurley, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Harry John and Adeline Mae (Perryman) Visser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, South Dakota State University, 1948. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1954.

    Career

    • Teacher, South Dakota, Minnesota, Verdi High School, 1974—1989, Lake Benton High School, 1990—1996, Japan. Appointed poet laureate Governor Richard F. Kneip, South Dakota, 1974. Chosen Centennial Poet, 89.

    Works

    • Author: Rustic Roads, 1961, Poems for Brother Donald, 1974, Meter for Momma, 1974, Poems for Pop, 1976, 1980, Honyocker Stories, 1981, Country Cousin, 1986, Grass Roots Poetry, 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Women, Western Women Arts, South Dakota State Poetry Society, National League American Pen Women, United Poets Laureate International, League of Minnesota Poets, General Federation Women's Clubs, Delta Kappa Gamma.

    Connections

    • 1 child Harry Gerritt.
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    • 1948
      South Dakota State University
    • 1954
      University Denver
    • 1974 - 1989
      Teacher
      South Dakota, United States
    • 1990 - 1996
      Teacher

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