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writer , poet

Barbara Jean Hamby, American Writer, poet. Named Golden Poet, World of Poetry, 1987, 91, Silver Poet, 1989, People to People Amb. to South Africa, Women Writers, 1995. Member National Organization for Women, Older Women's League, Oregon State Poetry Association (2nd prize 1995), Washington State Poets (3rd prize 1995), Southwest Washington Writers, Columbia Poets (1st prize 1990).

Background

Hamby, Barbara Jean was born on April 20, 1929 in Chico, California, United States. Daughter of Frank Llewellyn Fairfield and Grace Ellen Mann (deceased).

Education

Student, University Washington, 1948. Student, Clark College, 1990—2001. Student, Portland Community College, 2006.

Membership

Member National Organization for Women, Older Women's League, Oregon State Poetry Association (2nd prize 1995), Washington State Poets (3rd prize 1995), Southwest Washington Writers, Columbia Poets (1st prize 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, walking, traveling.

Connections

Daughter of Frank Llewellyn Fairfield and Grace Ellen Mann. Separated; children: Gail D. Wilson Anderson, Kurt E. Deutscher.

father:
Frank Llewellyn Fairfield Hamby

mother:
Grace Ellen Mann (deceased) Hamby

children:
Gail D. Wilson Anderson Hamby

Kurt E. Deutscher Hamby