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Edith Alderman Deen, American author. Named Executive Woman of Year, Zonta Club, 1983; recipient 1st Lady award, Altrusa Club, 1949, Distinguished Senior Citizen award, Women's Civic Club, 1974, medal of honor, Mary Isham Keith chapter National Society of America Revolution, 1987. Member of Texas Institute Letters, Women Communications (Headliner award 1963).

Background

Deen, Edith Alderman was born on February 28, 1905 in Weatherford, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Harris and Sara (Scheuber) Alderman.

Education

Student, Texas University, 1922—1923. Student, Texas Christian University, 1923—1924. Doctor of Letters, Texas Christian University, 1972.

Student, Columbia University, 1926. Bachelor, Texas Woman's University, 1953. Doctor of Letters, Texas Woman's University, 1959.

Master of Arts, Texas Woman's University, 1960. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Pepperdine University, 1987.

Career

Woman's editor, daily columnist Fort Worth Evening Press, 1924—1944. Member Fort Worth City Council, 1965—1967. Member board regents Texas Woman's University, 1951—1963.

Membership

Member Fort Worth City Council, 1965-1967. Member board regents Texas Woman's University, 1951-1963.

Connections

Married Edgar Deen Deen, December 30, 1945 (deceased).

father:
James Harris Alderman

mother:
Sara (Scheuber) Alderman

spouse:
Edgar Deen Deen