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Emily Steifle Quinn

Emily Steifle Quinn, historical house manager. Certified secondary education French teacher.


  • Quinn, Emily Steifle was born on June 15, 1946 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Riley and Rubye (Martin) Steifle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wake Forest University, 1968.


    • Teacher of French St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines, Asheville, North Carolina, 1969-1970. Head start teacher Head Start Program, 1970-1971. Psychometrist Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1971-1972, library assistant, 1972-1973.

      Assistant director, house manager Smith-McDowell House, Asheville, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary education French teacher.


    Party affiliation: baha'i faith.


    Denomination: Baha'i Faith


    Board directors, secretary WCQS-FM Public Radio, Asheville, 1979-1984. Member American Association of University Women (treasurer 1977-1979, president 1983-1984, nominee for educational foundation scholarship 1984), National Trust for History Preservation, History Preservation Foundation of North Carolina, Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County.



    Reading, walking.


    • Married David Hazel Quinn, June 14, 1969. Children: Duncan, Collin.
    • father: James Riley Steifle
    • mother: Rubye (Martin) Steifle
    • spouse: David Hazel Quinn
    • children: Duncan Quinn
    • Collin Quinn
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    Born June 15, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      Wake Forest University
    • 1969 - 1970
      Teacher, of French St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines
      Asheville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      head, start teacher Head Start Program
    • 1971 - 1972
      Technology, psychometrist Georgia Institute
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1984
      assistant, Smith-McDowell House
      Asheville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1984
      house manager, Smith-McDowell House
      Asheville, North Carolina, United States