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arts administrator

Lucy Margarette Walker, American arts administrator. Recipient Mister Brown award National Conference African American Theatre, Inc., 1996, Coors Celebrates Women award Coors Brewing Company, 1984, Mountain award African American Leadership Institute, 1996; 1st place winner essay contest Colorado Centennial Bi-centennial Commission, 1976; named Business Woman of Year Iota Phi Lambda, 1994.

Background

Walker, Lucy Margarette was born on September 20, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Alfred Buster and Florida Thompson (Wade) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Center State University, Wilberforce, Ohio, 1949.

Career

Clerk-typist, Federal Government, Denver, 1950-1954; teacher, Denver Public Schools, 1956-1963; special projects director, Camp Fire Girls, Dallas, 1963-1967; job corporation counselor, Young Women’s Christian Association, Denver, 1968-1970; church administrator, 1st Unitarian Church, Denver, 1970-1971; community relations director, Opportunities Industrialization Center, Denver, 1971-1974; title IX affirmative action officer, U. Colorado Medical Center, Denver, 1974-1975; executive director, founder, EDEN Theatrical Workshop, Inc., Denver, since 1975.

Membership

President Montbello Citizen's Committee, Denver, 1974-1975. Secretary Denver League of Women Voters, 1964-1965.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening, hiking, acting, writing.

Connections

Children: Floyd Dennis, Lynne Yvorne.

father:
Alfred Buster Brown

mother:
Florida Thompson (Wade) Brown

child:
Lynne Yvorne Walker

child:
Floyd Dennis Walker