Schwartz, Kathryn Cox was born on December 21, 1942 in Ogallala, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Howell Winfred and Beverly Jean (Hennings) C.
Urban 4-H aide, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Svc., Blair, Iowa., 1974-1976;
reporter, editor, Enterprise Publication, Blair, 1976-1984;
editor, advertising manager, Contemporary Women, Des Moines, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1986-1987;
assistant editor, managing editor, publications coordinator, Enterprise Public, Blair, since 1989. Reporter Contemporary Women, Des Moines, 1986-1987, Midlands Business Journal, Omaha, Nebraska, 1984-1986.
Public information officer Civil Defense Emergency Preparedness Staff, Blair, since 1990. Ambassador Blair Area Chamber of Commerce, since 1992. Board directors John G. Neihardt Foundation, since 1996.
Member Nebraska State History Society, Washington County History Society (2d vice president 1996), Children's Museum Kansas City, Josyln Art Museum, Order of Eastern Star, Nebraska Press Association, Northeast Nebraska District Press Association (secretary since 1996).
Married Guenther LeopoldSchwartz, March 4, 1962. Children: Elizabeth Shanti, Christopher Paul.