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Carolyn Mentzer Byham

Carolyn Mentzer Byham, American facilities planner, designer, city official.


  • Byham, Carolyn Mentzer was born on November 11, 1941 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Robert E. and Helena (Aagaard) Mentzer.

  • Education

    • AB, West Virginia University, 1963. Master of Arts, The Ohio State University, 1964.


    • Executive B.B.D.O. Advertising, New York City, 1964-1968. Executive vice president, designer planner Development Diminsions International, Pittsburgh, since 1971. Commissioner City of Mount Lebanon, since 1983.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Protestant


    Board directors Local Government Academy, Pittsburgh, since 1988, Uptown Mount Lebanon, Pittsburgh, since 1984, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, since 1989, Performing Arts for Children, Pittsburgh since 1975. Co-founder Pittsburgh Children's Festival, since 1985. Candidate Pennsylvania Legislation, 1990.

    Member Pennsylvania Elected Women's Association, American Association of University Women (president l973-75, Outstanding Woman award l980).


    • Married William C. Byham, Feb, 11, 1967. Children; Tacy M., Carter W.
    • father: Robert E. Mentzer
    • mother: Helena (Aagaard) Mentzer
    • spouse: William C. Byham
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    Born November 11, 1941
    (age 75)
    • 1963
      W. Virginia University
    • 1964
      The Ohio State University
    • 1964 - 1968
      Executive, B.B.D.O. Advertising
    • 1971
      executive, planner Development Diminsions International
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1971
      designer, planner Development Diminsions International
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1983
      commissioner City of Mount Lebanon