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Elizabeth Beard Hill, American poet. Day of Tribute named by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post; film produced in her honor Channel 7TV, Tyler, Texas; honored Local Poet Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Background

Hill, Elizabeth Beard was born on April 5, 1914 in Naples, Texas, United States. Daughter of Neal and Lillian McCoy (Cannon) Beard.

Education

Graduate, New London High School, 1934.

Career

Co-owner, manager restaurants, New London, Texas, 1935-1937. Supervisor Olympic Commisary of the Atomic Bomb Project, Hanford, Washington, 1944. Owner, operator Liz-Beth's Beauty Shop, Arp, Texas, 1959-1965.

Speaker in field.

Membership

President Ladies Patriarch Militant, Odd Fellow Lodge, Longview, 1971-1972, instituting president, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Assisted ininstituting East Texas Oil Museum, Kilgore, 1980. Member Texas Poetry Society (life, state councilor emeritus), Rusk County Poetry Society (life, past president), Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary (life, past president 1972), Rebekah Lodge Texas (past Noble Grand, past district deputy), Rose Garden Postry Society (instituting officer 1995), London Museum.

Connections

Married William Aldrich Hill, August 27, 1938 (deceased 1997).

father:
Neal Beard

mother:
Lillian McCoy (Cannon) Beard

spouse:
William Aldrich Hill