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Technical writer

Frances Randall, American technical writer. Recipient Community Service award Church Transfiguration, Braddock Heights, Maryland, 1999, Thanks Badge, Penn Laurel Girl Scout Council, 1988, Alumnae Achievement award Hood College, 1998, Woman of Distinction award Penn Laurel council Girl Scouts United States, 2000, Families Plus! Community Service award, 2004.


Randall, Frances was born on October 6, 1924 in Frederick, Maryland, United States. Daughter of George Birely and Ruth Carty Delaplaine.


Bachelor, Hood College, 1945. Master of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1947. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Hood College, 2006.


Chemist United States Army Laboratory, Frederick, Maryland, 1947—1949. Writer-historian Frederick News-Post, since 1965. Chairman board directors The Randall Family LLC, since 2001.


Board director Community Foundation Frederick County, 1988-1996, Braddock Hts. Community Association. Past board directors Penn Laurel council Girl Scouts United States.

Member Daughters of the American Revolution (Woman of Year in History, 2005), Hood College Alumnae Association (president, secretary), Frederick Woman's Civic Club (publicity chair, president), board trustees,Hood College, 1988-2000, Hist Society Frederick County (board directors since 2005, vice president since 2007).


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, photography, travel, music.


Married Myron William Randall, April 10, 1949. Children: George Elliott, Myron William Junior, Ruth Ann Randall, Eleanor Jane Randall Luttrell.

George Birely

Ruth Carty Delaplaine

Myron William Randall

Eleanor Jane Randall Luttrell Randall

Ruth Ann Randall

George Elliott Randall

Myron William Junior Randall