logo logo

Thora Rodello Hunter

Thora Rodello Hunter, American writer. Recipient seven awards for wildlife books and pamphlets, Pen Women, 1963. President Forest School Parent-Teachers Association, Salt Lake City, 1953-1955; chairman Mother's March, Salt Lake City, 1956.

Background

  • Hunter, Thora Rodello was born on March 23, 1920 in Provo, Utah, United States. Daughter of Thomas Rollo Hicken and Venus Deon (Harris) Tripp.

  • Education

    • Student, University Utah, 1956.

    Career

    • Editorial staff Utah Fish & Game Magazine, Salt Lake City, 1957-1958, editorial assistant, 1958-1959, associate editor, editor, 1959-1965. Lecturer various organizations and locations, 1965-1988. Workshop leader Creative Writing Groups, various locations, 1981-1988.

      Columnist newspaper Jackson Hole Guide and Exponent World War II.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    President Forest School Parent-Teachers Association, Salt Lake City, 1953-1955. Chairman Mother's March, Salt Lake City, 1956.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, teaching, gardening, doll making.

    Connections

    • Married Ross A. Hunter, January 27, 1939 (divorced 1964). Children: Sally Hunter Wenzler, Ann, Barbara Hunter Ballingham. Married Frank James Calkins, September 7, 1965 (divorced August 1981).
    See on larger map
    Born March 23, 1920
    • 1956
      University Utah
    • 1957 - 1958
      Editorial staff Utah Fish & Game Magazine
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

    Award