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Editor , educator , business executive

Doris Evans Saunders, Editor, educator, business executive. Board of directors Arts Alliance, Jackson-Hinds County, Mississippi, 1993, 97; member commission on racial reconciliation Diocese of Mississippi, 1982-1997. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Background

Saunders, Doris Evans was born on August 8, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alvesta Stewart and Thelma (Rice) Evans.

Education

Bachelor, Roosevelt University, 1951. Master of Science, Master of Arts, Boston University, 1977. Postgraduate, Vanderbilt University, 1984.

Career

Senior library assistant, Chicago Public Library., 1942-1946;principal reference library, Chicago Public Library., 1946-1949;library, Johnson Public Company, 1949-1966;director book division, Johnson Public Company, 1961-1966, 73-77;professor, coordinator print journalism, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1977-1996;acting chair department mass committee, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1990-1991;chair, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1991-1996;retired, Jackson (Mississippi) State University, 1996;Distinguished minority lecturer, U. Mississippi, Oxford, 1986-1988;consultant book editor, Book division Johnson Publication Company Inc., Chicago, since 1997. President Ancestor Hunting, Inc., Chicago, since 1982. Director community relations Chicago State College, 1968-1970.

Acting director institutional development and community relsChgo. State College, 1969-1970. Columnist Chicago Daily Defender, 1966-1970,Chicago Courier, 1970-1973.

Staff associate Office of Chancellor, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, 1970-1973. Consultant book division Johnson Public Company, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Arts Alliance, Jackson-Hinds County, Mississippi, 1993, 97. Member commission on racial reconciliation Diocese of Mississippi, 1982-1997. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Connections

Married Vincent E. Saunders Junior, October 28, 1950 (divorced 1963). Children: Ann Camille, Vincent E. III.

father:
Alvesta Stewart Evans

mother:
Thelma (Rice) Evans

spouse:
Vincent E. Saunders Junior

children:
Ann Camille Saunders

Vincent E. III Saunders