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life insurance representative

Elaine Elvira Avery, American Life insurance representative, retired. Avocations: weaving, sewing, reading, traveling F C.

Background

Avery, Elaine Elvira was born on August 10, 1924 in Belden, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Oscar Lofgren and Ina (Niemi) Karni.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1946. Master of Science, University Wyoming, 1962.

Career

Secondary teacher,, Cook, Minnesota, 1946-1947; secondary teacher,, Douglas, Wyoming, 1947-1950; instructor, Sheridan (Wyoming) College, 1957-1967; dean women, Sheridan (Wyoming) College, 1959-1965; chairman social studies division, Sheridan (Wyoming) College, 1964-1966; dietitian, Memorial Hospital, Sheridan, 1967-1976; representative, New York Life Insurance Company, Sheridan, 1976-1994; retired, New York Life Insurance Company, Sheridan, 1994.

Achievements

  • Avocations: weaving, sewing, reading, traveling F C.

Membership

Vice chairman Wyoming Commission on Status of Women, 1967-1974. Chairman administrative board Methodist Church, Sheridan, 1985, lay leader, 1986. Membership chairman Community Concert Association, Sheridan, since 1989.

Member Volumes American, Sheridan, since 1991. Member Million Dollar Round Table, American Association of University Women (president 1965-1967), Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Daughters of Nile, Phi Upsilon Omicron (secretary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Weaving, sewing, reading, travel.

Connections

Married William H. Avery, August 20, 1950. Children: Ned, Jon, Mark.

father:
Oscar Lofgren Karni

mother:
Ina (Niemi) Karni

spouse:
William H. Avery

child:
Ned Avery

child:
Jon Avery

child:
Mark Avery