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Carol Jo Shankel

Carol Jo Shankel, American publishing executive, photographer. Honorable mentioned for photography contribution Kansas City Star Magazine, 1980. Co-founder, board directors Kansas Women's Sports, Lawrence, since 1978, Historic Mount Oread Fund, University Kansas, Lawarence, since 1981, co-chairman Lawrence Sister City Steering Commission, since 1986.

Background

  • Shankel, Carol Jo was born on January 30, 1935 in Chehalis, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Basil Ellsworth Mulford and Elaine (Warner) Dorrah.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bachelor of Engineering, Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1956. Postgraduate, University Kansas, since 1959.

    Career

    • Teacher Eugene (Oregon) School District, 1956-1958, Elmira (Oregon) School District, 1958-1959, Lawrence (Kansas) School District, 1960-1962. With public relations Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, 1977-1984, managing editor, since 1984.

    Works

    • Sallie Casey Thayer and her Collection
    • Biography of the great art donor Sallie Casey Thayer of Kansas City, who was a prominent figure in the formation of arts institutions in Lawrence, KS and Kansas City.
    • Author: (biography) Sallie Casey Thayer, 1976.

    Membership

    Co-founder, board directors Kansas Women's Sports, Lawrence, since 1978, Historic Mount Oread Fund, University Kansas, Lawarence, since 1981, co-chairman Lawrence Sister City Steering Commission, since 1986.

    Connections

    • Married Delbert Merrill Shankel, September 10, 1962. Children: Merrill, Jill, Kelley.
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    Born January 30, 1935
    • 1956
      Bachelor of Engineering
    • 1956 - 1958
      Teacher, Eugene (Oregon) School District
    • 1958 - 1959
      Teacher, Eugene (Oregon) School District
    • 1960 - 1962
      Teacher, Eugene (Oregon) School District
    • 1977 - 1984
      with public relations Spencer Museum of Art
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1984
      with public relations Spencer Museum of Art

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