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journalist

Edna Mildred McGaffey, American journalist. Recipient Outstanding Clubwomen San Antonio award, Express-News, 1971.

Background

McGaffey, Edna Mildred was born on April 15, 1920 in Riverton, Utah, United States. Daughter of Wilford Thomas and Florence Clements (Bills) Silcock.

Education

Bachelor, St. Mary's University, 1955. Postgraduate in Journalism, Photography and Radio-television, San Antonio College, 1976—1979.

Career

From writer to office chief History Office, San Antonio Air Material Area, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas, 1947—1973. Special writer San Antonio Express-News, since 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: The Texas Clubwoman magazine, 1986-1988.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women (president San Antonio branch 1978-1980, vice president Educational Foundation Texas division 1986-1988), National Federation Press Women (region 6 director 1982-1984, education fund board since 1984), Women in Communications (chapter president 1966-1968, Headliner award 1969), Texas Press Women (state president 1979-1981, Woman of Achievement award 1973), Texas Federation Women's Clubs (president Alamo district 1974-1976), Zonta Lodge (president 1984-1986).

Connections

Married Harold Lavon Monteer, 1939 (divorced). Married Claude Weldon McGaffey, August 21, 1948.

father:
Wilford Thomas Silcock

mother:
Florence Clements (Bills) Silcock

spouses:
Harold Lavon Monteer

Claude Weldon McGaffey