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Maxine Blakemore Olmsted

Maxine Blakemore Olmsted, American writer. Recipient Citation award. Member of Arizona Humane Society, Scottsdale Center for Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, Artes Bellas (founder), Arizona Dance Arts Alliance, National League American Pen Women, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

Background

  • Olmsted, Maxine Blakemore was born on December 18, 1907 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of John Flick and Cassa Geneva (Illsley) Blakemore.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Drama,, University Washington, Seattle, 1931.

    Career

    • Public relations director United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz, 1957—1959, Maricopa County & Arizona Associations Mental Health, 1959—1961, Arizona Association Crippled Children and Adults, 1962—1964, Phoenix Jewish Community Center, 1965—1968, Arizona Commission Arts and Humanities, 1969—1970. Maricopa county coordinator Arizona Commission Arts and Humanities Dance/movement Elementary Schools, 1970—1979.

    Works

    • Actor: (documentary film) The Desert Speaks., author books. Contributor articles.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of Arizona Humane Society, Scottsdale Center for Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, Artes Bellas (founder), Arizona Dance Arts Alliance, National League American Pen Women, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

    Connections

    • Married Joel Burleson Olmsted, September 5, 1931. Children: Cassa Blakemore, Spalding Maxine.
    • father: John Flick Blakemore
    • mother: Cassa Geneva (Illsley) Blakemore
    • spouse: Joel Burleson Olmsted
    • children: Cassa Blakemore Olmsted
    • Spalding Maxine Olmsted
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    Born December 18, 1907
    Nationality
    • 1931
      University Washington
    • 1957 - 1959
      Public relations director, United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz
    • 1959 - 1961
      Public relations director, United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz
    • 1962 - 1964
      Public relations director, United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz
    • 1965 - 1968
      Public relations director, United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz
    • 1969 - 1970
      Public relations director, United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz
    • 1970 - 1979
      maricopa county coordinator, Arizona Commission Arts and Humanities Dance/movement Elementary Schools

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