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Coleen W. Cain, American writer, educator. Certified real estate agent Arkansas, 1946, Washington, 1963. Recipient certified of excellence, City of Bellevue Parks and Community Services Department, 2001.


Cain, Coleen W. was born on September 2, 1916 in Birmingham, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Marida Irwin Cain and Effie Levina Walters.


Bachelor in Journalism, University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1938.


Technical writer Manpower, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, 1966—1969. Editor, arts reviews Huntsville Times, 1969—1970. Foreign news correspondent Beijing Provider Reimbursement Consultants Journal American, Bellevue, Washington, 1980—1983.

Instructor Beijing Foreign Languages Institute, 1981—1983. Lecturer Continuing Education Bellevue & South Seattle Community College, 1983—1988. President, owner Cain-Lockhart Press, Issaquah, Washington, 1985.

Instructor Issaquah Community Center, 1996, North Bellevue Community Senior Center, 1997—2006. Speaker in field.


  • Certified real estate agent Arkansas, 1946, Washington, 1963.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Beth Bauer's Enjoy China More, 1985, 2d printing, 1986, 115 Jet Stories for Your Briefcase, 2001, 2d printing, 2003, Wild Blue, 1st of World War II Series, 2002, second edition, 2005, Glory After the War, 2d of World War II Series, 2005, Thy Kingdom Come, 2010. Contributor columns in newspapers.


Singer Seattle Symphony Chorale, New Orleans Opera Society, Cascadian Chorale, Huntsville Community Chorus. Member 41st district Democrats, Bellevue, 1972. Alternate delegate King County Democrats, Seattle, 1992.

Election judge Westlake Precinct, Issaquah, 1991—1998. Secretary Christian Writers Association, Bellevue, Washington, 1986—1988. Mezzo soloist (35 years), choirs (65 years).

Member of Pacific Northwest Writers Association (critique editor 1995-1999, 3rd place nonfiction award 1976).


  • Other Interests



Married James Cazort McClurkin, February 5, 1937 (deceased January 1938). Married James Robert Cazort, December 24, 1942 (divorced October 1970). 1 child Sidney Cain; Married Eugene Everett Bauer, November 3, 1974 (divorced February 1983).

Marida Irwin Cain

Effie Levina Walters

James Cazort McClurkin

James Robert Cazort

Eugene Everett Bauer

Sidney Cain