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Secondary school educator , writer

Lee Shore Priestley, American writer, secondary school educator. Certified secondary teacher Oklahoma, Louisiana. Named one of Citizen of Year, Las Cruces Realtors, 1982, New Mexico Realtors, 1983, Writer of Year, Year University Oklahoma School Journalism, 1980.


Priestley, Lee Shore was born on August 30, 1904 in Iola, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Edmond and Bess (Dorsa) Shore.


Student, University Oklahoma, 1923—1925. Bachelor, New Mexico State University, 1952.


Teacher Drumright Schools, Oklahoma, 1923—1928, Crowley Schools, Louisiana, 1943—1945, University Oklahoma, 1960, 1974, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1976. Freelance writer, 1945.


  • Certified secondary teacher Oklahoma, Louisiana.


The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.


Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.


Chairman Drug and Crime Commission, Las Cruces, 1970—1972. Chairman board trustees Branigan Library., since 1970. Treasurer Dona Ana ARts Council, 1987.

Board directors Good Samaritan Retirement Village, Las Cruces, since 1980, Friends of Library., Las Cruces, 1975—1985. Trustee New Mexico Library. Association, Santa Fe, 1970—1980.

Member City Planning Commission, Las Cruces, 1982—1985. Member of New Mexico Press Women (Zia award 1969, 1971), Phi Mu, Wednesday Literature (Las Cruces) (president 1975), Altrusa 1975, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Kappa Phi 1960, 1970.


  • Other Interests

    Historical research; drama.


Married Orville E. Priestley, June 14, 1926. Children: Joseph Shore, Orville Eugene, Junior.

Edmond Shore

Bess (Dorsa) Shore

Orville E. Priestley

Jr Priestley

Orville Eugene Priestley

Joseph Shore Priestley