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Myrtle Selma Nord

Myrtle Selma Nord, American writer, researcher. Member National League of America Pen Women (state president 1966-1968), Mystery Writers of America.

Background

  • Nord, Myrtle Selma was born on March 13, 1918 in Lane, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Carl Frederick Schaefer and Minna Anna (Meyer) Scandrett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Fort Lewis College, 1972.

    Career

    • Secretary Anaconda Mining, Robeau, South Dakota, 1935. Waitress Rapid City, 1935-1938. Office manager Farmers Insurance Group, Durango, Colorado, 1947-1962, retired, 1962.

    Works

    • Author: Tell Me a Story, 1956, Inspiring Stories, 1975, Prospectives on Mass Communications, 1982, Main Currents in Communications, 1986, Leadville's Chicken Bill, 1977, The Searcher, 1993-1994, Hot Flashes From Writing, 2005, Sestina and Haiku, 2005, The Searcher, 2006, Observations, 2006, To Kill A Bird, 2006, Murder 101, 2006, View Points, 2007, Kip, Boy Pioneer of America West, 2007. (plays) Five Under Cover 6, 1983, Celebrations 6, 1986, Virtue of Necessity, 1982, (stage plays) Tomorrow = X2,19, 1968, Sound Another Trumpet, 1976, (serials) Children's Friend, Missing Red Envelope, 1950-1951, The Blue Triangle, 1952-1953, (musicals) Getting It 2-Gether, 1982, No Patsy Like a Dame, 1985, High Blonde Pressure, 1986, Katie's Capers in the Mining Camp, 1989, (poetry) Hold Dear a Long Time Love, 1998, Story, Out-Guessing Ourselves, 1999 (Palomar Showcase). Contributor articles to popular magazines.

      Chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member National League of America Pen Women (state president 1966-1968), Mystery Writers of America.

    Personality

    Interests

    Herbs, music, outdoors.

    Connections

    • Married Warren E. Nord, August 10, 1938.
    • father: Carl Frederick Schaefer Scandrett
    • mother: Minna Anna (Meyer) Scandrett
    • spouse: Warren E. Nord
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    Born March 13, 1918
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Fort Lewis College
    • 1935
      Secretary, Anaconda Mining
      South Dakota, United States
    • 1935 - 1938
      waitress Rapid City
    • 1947 - 1962
      office manager, Farmers Insurance Group
      Durango, Mexico