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Millie Margaret Vickery

Millie Margaret Vickery, American photographer, journalist. Recipient Pacesetter award, Highland Community College, Freeport, 1978, Sweepstake award, 1st trophies, Rockford Cooking Contests (Illinois), 1979-1981, distinguished Alumnae award, Marion-Adams High School, Sheridan, Indiana, 1981.

Background

  • Vickery, Millie Margaret was born on April 29, 1920 in Clinton County, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Walter L. and Opal M. (Small) Cox.

  • Education

    • Degree, Indiana University, 1942. Degree, University Toledo, 1944.

    Career

    • Writer Sheridan News (Indiana), 1937—1938. Floor manager Lamsons Department Store, Toledo, 1943—1945. Receptionist, bookkeeper Office E.L. Vickery, Doctor of Medicine, Lena, Illinois, 1946—1985.

      Freelance writer-photographer, since 1964.

    Works

    • Author: P.S. I Love You, 1983. Editor: Pulse of the Doctor's Wife magazine, 1966-1978. Contributing editor: Doctor of Medicine's Wife magazine, 1964-1974.

      Contributor columns in newspapers.

    Membership

    Board directors Highland College Foundation, Freeport, Illinois, since 1970. Columnist Cooking with Millie, Northwest Illinois Farmer Newspaper, since 1991. Member of Mortar Board, Women Communications, Illinois Press Photographers Association, Illinois Academy Family Physicians Auxiliary (state president 1976-1977), Illinois State Medical Society Auxiliary 1975-1976, (Illinois Humanitarian of Year award 1984), National Federation Press Women (director 1971-1973, National Woman Achievement nominee award 1984), Illinois Woman's Press Association (president 1971-1973, Woman Achievement award 1984, over 46 writing awards), Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Order Eastern Star, Lena Women's, Lena Golf, Beta Sigma Phi (editor Straight Bucket Highland College Foundation, BUZZ newsletter Philanthropic and Educational Organization 1990-1991, 1st Beta Sigma Phi International Founder's award 1990, Golden Circle award 1994), Beta Sigma Phi (president chapter 1950, 1972, 1991-1992, Order Rose award 1981, International Distinction award 1982, Photography award 1982-1990), Delta Delta Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Eugene Livingstone Vickery Vickery, December 21, 1941. Children: Douglas Eugene, Constance Michelle Suski, Anita Sue Ramsey, Jon Livingstone.
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    • 1942
      Indiana University
    • 1944
      University Toledo
    • 1937 - 1938
      Writer, Sheridan News (Indiana)
    • 1943 - 1945
      floor manager, Lamsons Department Store
      Toledo, Belize
    • 1964
      freelance writer, -photographer