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writer , poet

Betty Bonham Lies, American writer, poet. Member Academy American Poets, Poetry Society of America.

Background

Lies, Betty Bonham was born on November 25, 1935 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Clarence Samuel and Bertha Leora (Sherwood) Bonham.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1957. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1958.

Career

Teacher St. Claire Shores (Michigan) High School, 1958-1959, Saxe Junior High School, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1959-1961. Instructor University Connecticut, Stamford, 1960. Teacher Stuart Country Day School, Princeton, New Jersey, 1971-1996.

Writer in the schools New Jersey State Council on Arts, Trenton, since 1996.

Membership

Member Academy American Poets, Poetry Society of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening, travel.

Connections

Married Thomas A. Lies, September 19, 1959. Children: Elaine Margaret, Brian Thomas.

father:
Clarence Samuel Bonham

mother:
Bertha Leora (Sherwood) Bonham

spouse:
Thomas A. Lies

children:
Elaine Margaret Lies

Brian Thomas Lies