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freelance writer

Amelia Morton Bishop, American freelance writer. Recipient Texas Baptist Elder Statesman award Baptist General Convention Texas, 1989.

Background

Bishop, Amelia Morton was born on December 31, 1920 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Walter Pierce and Alice (Stanton) Morton.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, El Paso, 1942. Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1953.

Career

Reporter Hollywood (California) Citizen-News, 1942-1943. In advertising and public relations New Orleans, 1943-1948. Texas state young people's secretary Woman's Missionary Union, Dallas, 1953-1956.

Teacher Plainview (Texas) High School, 1963-1980. Instructor Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, 1957-1960, 81-83. Freelance writer, from 1960.

State vice president Woman's Missionary Union of Texas, Dallas, 1980-1984, state president, 1984-1988, national vice president, 1984-1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author, photographer: The Gift and the Giver, 1984, The Flame and the Candle, 1987, Lenthening Legacy: Eula Mae Henderson, 1998. Contributor numerous articles to publications.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, walking, traveling.

Connections

Married J. Ivyloy Bishop, December 18, 1955. Children: Dan, Judith.

father:
Walter Pierce Morton

mother:
Alice (Stanton) Morton

spouse:
J. Ivyloy Bishop

children:
Dan Bishop

Judith Bishop