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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, U. Oklahoma, 1960, 74, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1976. Freelance writer, Las Cruces, 1945.


  • Certified secondary teacher Oklahoma, Louisiana.



The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.


Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.


It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.


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

Joseph Shore Priestley

Orville Eugene Priestley

Jr Priestley