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journalist , Preservationist

Frances Middagh Stovall, American journalist, preservationist.

Background

Stovall, Frances Middagh was born on December 7, 1921 in Lawrenceville, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John Judy and Rebecca (Fowler) Middagh.

Education

Student, McMurry College, 1941.

Career

Woman's Page editor Odessa (Texas) News Times, 1937-1940. Reporter Abilene (Texas) Reporter News, 1938-1941.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Clear Springs and Limestone Ledges, A History of San Marcos and Hays County, 1986. Editor: San Marcos Bicentennial Cookbook, 1976, Cottage Kitchen Cookbook, 1983, Cottage Kitchen, Second Helping, 1986, Twenty Years In Cottage Kitchen, 1996, Historical Markers in Hays County, 2005-2006. Columnist San Marcos Daily Record, 1986-2007.

Membership

Founder Heritage Association San Marcos, 1975, board directors, 1975-2006, honorary life member, since 1989. Chairman City of San Marcos Bicentennial Commission, 1972-1976, Hays County History Commission, 1987-2006. Initiator Main St. in San Marcos, 1989.

Founder Preservation Associates, Inc., 1986, Friends of Hays County History Commission, 1990-2007. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, National Trust for History Preservation, Texas History Foundation, Texas State History Association, Spring Lake Garden Club, Magna Charta Dames.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History.

Connections

Married Jack N. Stovall, August 16, 1941 (deceased 2004. Children: Richard Middagh Stovall, Frances Tshudy, John Fowler Stovall, Susan Calvert G. Carter.

father:
John Judy Middagh

mother:
Rebecca (Fowler) Middagh

spouse:
Jack N. Stovall

children:
Richard Middagh Stovall

Frances Tshudy Stovall

John Fowler Stovall

Susan Calvert G. Carter Stovall