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Zora Romans Embry

Zora Romans Embry, American newspaper publisher, shopping center owner.

Background

  • Embry, Zora Romans was born on August 12, 1908 in Flint Spring, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Richard D. and Ora (Haven) Romans.

  • Education

    • Student, University Arizona, 1948—1949. Bachelor of Science, Western Kentucky University, 1963.

    Career

    • Teacher Central Park High School, McHenry, Kentucky, 1932—1944. Principal Pleasant Ridge Elementary School Kentucky, 1959—1974. Vice president Embry Newspapers, Beaver Dam, Kentucky, 1944—1974.

      Public Ohio County Messenger, Beaver Dam, since 1974. Owner Embry Valley Shopping Center, Beaver Dam, since 1974, teacher special handicapped children, 1958—1959. Chairman American Red Cross Beaver Dam, 1946—1947.

      President Beaver Dam Parent-Teachers Association, 1947—1948. Second vice president Kentucky Parent-Teachers Association, 1948—1950, vice president 4th district, 1950—1952. Youth director Beaver Dam Baptist Church, since 1981.

      Founder, advisor Zora Embry Home Girls. Volunteer Western Parkway Nursing Home.

    Membership

    Member of Kentucky Weekly Newspaper Association, White Shrine, Order Eastern Star (worthy matron since 1982), 20th Century Woman's (president Beaver Dam 1957-1959), Kentucky Republican Women's (state treasurer 1955-1956), Kentucky Federation Women's Clubs (governor 1st district 1953-1955), Beaver Dam Woman's (president 1951-1953), Alpha Delta Kappa (president Beaver Dam 1979-1980).

    Connections

    • Married Carlos B. Embry, June 30, 1940 (deceased). 1 child Carlos B.
    • father: Richard D. Romans
    • mother: Ora (Haven) Romans
    • spouse: Carlos B. Embry
    • child: Carlos B. Embry
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    Born August 12, 1908
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Western Kentucky University
    • 1932 - 1944
      Teacher, Central Park High School
      Mchenry, Illinois, United States
    • 1944 - 1974
      vice president, Embry Newspapers
      Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1959 - 1974
      principal Pleasant Ridge Elementary School Kentucky
    • 1974
      public Ohio County Messenger
      Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1974
      owner Embry Valley Shopping Center
      Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States