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Margaret Wilson Friedrich

Margaret Wilson Friedrich, American writer. Winner of contests in writing poetry, essays and short stories.


  • Friedrich, Margaret Wilson was born on March 13, 1907 in Canute, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Edmund Major and Mabel Elizabeth (Willis) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1930. Master of Arts in Teaching, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1968.


    • Teacher English Central High School, Maud, Oklahoma, 1930-1932, Cheyenne Valley High School, Orienta, 1932-1934, Bessie High School, Bessie, 1934-1935. Principal Bessie Elementary School, 1943-1946. Teacher English Clinton High School, Clinton, Oklahoma, 1951-1952, Clinton Junior High School, 1952-1966, teacher remedial reading, 1966-1970, librarian, 1970-1972.

      Freelance writer Clinton, since 1966. Speaker at various clubs, history societies, banquets, luncheons and religious gatherings.


    • Author: Through Trials and Triumphs, 1987, Clinton Literary Club, The First 90 Years, Fourscore and More, Favorite Recipes, A Friedrich Family Cookbook. Editor: How They Grew, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Regional contributor Westview, A Journal of Western Oklahoma, 1981-1988.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Active various charitable organization drives. Past president Oklahoma Conference of Women of America Lutheran Church. Past president, secretary Clinton Trinity Lutheran Church.

    Member Custer-Dewey County Retired Teachers Association (president 1981-1982), Oklahoma Writers Federation (executive board 1985-1987), Western History Society, National Education Association, Oklahoma Retired Teachers, Delphian (historian 1980-1989), General Federal Women's Club, Oklahoma Federal Women's Club.



    Knitting, crochet, ceramics, macrame.


    • Married Henry Friedrich, May 26, 1935 (deceased). Children: Henry Bruce, Margaret Annual.
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    Born March 13, 1907
    • 1930
      Oklahoma Baptist University
    • 1968
      Southwestern Oklahoma State University
    • 1930 - 1932
      Teacher, English Central High School
      Maud, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1932 - 1934
      Teacher, English Central High School
    • 1934 - 1935
      Teacher, English Central High School
      Bessie, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1943 - 1946
      principal Bessie Elementary School
    • 1951 - 1952
      teacher, English Clinton High School
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1952 - 1966
      teacher, English Clinton High School
    • 1966
      freelance writer, Clinton
    • 1970 - 1972
      teacher, English Clinton High School
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