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Betty Kikumi Meltzer

Betty Kikumi Meltzer, American journalist, educator. Certified teacher, California. Member Japanese American Citizens League, Riverside, California, since 1965; board directors Fair Housing Council, Riverside County, California, 1996-1997. Member American Association of University Women, California Retired Teachers Association, Wives of Subvets of World World War II, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

  • Meltzer, Betty Kikumi was born on August 26, 1934 in Lawai, Hawaii, United States. Daughter of Chuichi and Miyoko (Ogoshi) Hikiji.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Redlands, 1955. Master of Arts in English, University Redlands, 1956. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Immaculate Heart College, 1970.

    Career

    • Instructor English University Hawaii, Hilo, 1956—1957. Teacher, library Banning High School, California, 1962—1991. Columnist Banning Record-Gazette, 1987—1991, since 1995, Redlands Daily Facts, California, 1992—1995, The Community Advisor, Beaumont, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, California.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Japanese American Citizens League, Riverside, California, since 1965. Board directors Fair Housing Council, Riverside County, California, 1996-1997. Member American Association of University Women, California Retired Teachers Association, Wives of Subvets of World World War II, Delta Kappa Gamma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Robert Hiram Meltzer, January 26, 1957 (deceased August 1987). Children: Eleanor, Abraham.
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    Born August 26, 1934
    • 1955
      University Redlands
    • 1956
      University Redlands
    • 1970
      Immaculate Heart College
    • 1956 - 1957
      Instructor, English University Hawaii
      Hilo, Hawaii, United States
    • 1962 - 1991
      teacher
      California, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      columnist Banning Record-Gazette
    • 1992 - 1995
      columnist Banning Record-Gazette
      California, United States
    • 1995
      columnist Banning Record-Gazette
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