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Cherry Larson Cunningham

Cherry Larson Cunningham, American nurse. Registered Nurse, Texas. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1979. State delegate Texas Representatives, Fort Worth, 1984, county delegate, Denison, 1984; board directors March of Dimes, since 1987. Member American Organization Nurse Executives, American Association Marriage and Therapists, Altrusa, Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Cunningham, Cherry Larson was born on August 21, 1944 in Austin, Texas, United States. Daughter of Bernard William and Zilla LaVerne (Luce) Larson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Nursing, University Texas, Galveston, 1966. Master of Science in Nursing, University Texas, Arlington, 1985. Master of Science, East Texas State University, 1972.

      Postgraduate, East Texas State University.

    Career

    • Instructor Paris (Texas) Junior College, 1969-1971, Grayson County College, Denison, Texas, 1972-1975. Graduate assistant East Texas State University, Commerce, 1976-1977. Psychiatric coordinator Texoma Medical Center, Denison, 1978-1980, assistant director nursing, 1980-1982, director nursing, 1982-1988.

      Associate vice president, since 1989. Member advisory board Home Hospice Grayson County, Sherman, since 1982. Consultant Paris Junior College, Murray State College, Tishomingo, Oklahoma, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Texas.

    Works

    • Composer: In The Autumn of My Days, 1975.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    State delegate Texas Representatives, Fort Worth, 1984, county delegate, Denison, 1984. Board directors March of Dimes, since 1987. Member American Organization Nurse Executives, American Association Marriage and Therapists, Altrusa, Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Making stained glass windows, reading, needlepoint.

    Connections

    • Married Ronald Walter Cunningham, January 14, 1967. 1 child, Scott.
    • father: Bernard William Larson
    • mother: Zilla LaVerne (Luce) Larson
    • spouse: Ronald Walter Cunningham
    • child: Scott Cunningham
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    Born August 21, 1944
    (age 73)
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