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Helen May Olsen, American author. Named Secretary of the Year, National Secretaries Association (Can/Ida chapter), 1970, Professional Secretaries International, 1981.


Olsen, Helen May was born on April 12, 1914 in Parma, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Frank Curlette and Pearl Frances (Mussell) Lynch.


With, J.R. Simplot Company, Caldwell, Idaho., 1956-1979;field department manager, J.R. Simplot Company, Caldwell, Idaho., 1959-1961;secretary to president, J.R. Simplot Company, Caldwell, Idaho., 1961-1971;secretary to president, office manager, J.R. Simplot Company, Caldwell, Idaho., 1971-1975;division personnel manager, J.R. Simplot Company, Caldwell, Idaho., 1975-1979.


  • Other Work

    • Author poetry, short fiction in national newspapers and magazines. Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.


When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.


Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


Assistant secretary Governor's Campaign, Wilder, Idaho, 1982. Tutor Laubach Literacy Program, Homedale, Idaho, 1991-1992. English-Hispanic tutor, 1999.

Transcriber oral histories Caldwell Library., 1975-1978. Judge poetry contest Idaho Writers League, 1993. Member Academy American Poets, Family Scanners Society (vice president 1989), Native Daughters of Idaho, Idaho History Society, Owyhee County History Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, travel, reading.


Married Cloyd Henry Olsen, November 8, 1935. Children: Evelyn, Jay.

Frank Curlette Lynch

Pearl Frances (Mussell) Lynch

Cloyd Henry Olsen

Evelyn Olsen

Jay Olsen