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Edna Mildred McGaffey

Edna Mildred McGaffey, American journalist. Recipient Outstanding Clubwomen San Antonio award, Express-News, 1971.

Background

  • McGaffey, Edna Mildred was born on April 15, 1920 in Riverton, Utah, United States. Daughter of Wilford Thomas and Florence Clements (Bills) Silcock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Mary's University, 1955. Postgraduate in Journalism, Photography and Radio-television, San Antonio College, 1976—1979.

    Career

    • From writer to office chief History Office, San Antonio Air Material Area, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas, 1947—1973. Special writer San Antonio Express-News, since 1973.

    Works

    • Editor: The Texas Clubwoman magazine, 1986-1988.

    Membership

    Member of American Association of University Women (president San Antonio branch 1978-1980, vice president Educational Foundation Texas division 1986-1988), National Federation Press Women (region 6 director 1982-1984, education fund board since 1984), Women in Communications (chapter president 1966-1968, Headliner award 1969), Texas Press Women (state president 1979-1981, Woman of Achievement award 1973), Texas Federation Women's Clubs (president Alamo district 1974-1976), Zonta Lodge (president 1984-1986).

    Connections

    • Married Harold Lavon Monteer, 1939 (divorced). Married Claude Weldon McGaffey, August 21, 1948.
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    Born April 15, 1920
    • 1955
      St. Mary's University
    • 1947 - 1973
      From writer, to office chief History Office
      Texas, United States
    • 1973
      special writer, San Antonio Express-News

    Award