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Margaret Wilson Friedrich

writer

Margaret Wilson Friedrich, American writer. Winner of contests in writing poetry, essays and short stories.

Background

Friedrich, Margaret Wilson was born on March 13, 1907 in Canute, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Edmund Major and Mabel Elizabeth (Willis) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1930. Master of Arts in Teaching, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1968.

Career

Teacher English Central High School, Maud, Oklahoma, 1930-1932, Cheyenne Valley High School, Orienta, 1932-1934, Bessie High School, Bessie, 1934-1935. Principal Bessie Elementary School, 1943-1946. Teacher English Clinton High School, Clinton, Oklahoma, 1951-1952, Clinton Junior High School, 1952-1966, teacher remedial reading, 1966-1970, librarian, 1970-1972.

Freelance writer Clinton, since 1966. Speaker at various clubs, history societies, banquets, luncheons and religious gatherings.

Works

book Through trials and triumphs: A history of Peace Lutheran Church, 1893-1986, Washita County, Oklahoma

Membership

Active various charitable organization drives. Past president Oklahoma Conference of Women of America Lutheran Church. Past president, secretary Clinton Trinity Lutheran Church.

Member Custer-Dewey County Retired Teachers Association (president 1981-1982), Oklahoma Writers Federation (executive board 1985-1987), Western History Society, National Education Association, Oklahoma Retired Teachers, Delphian (historian 1980-1989), General Federal Women's Club, Oklahoma Federal Women's Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Knitting, crochet, ceramics, macrame.

Connections

Married Henry Friedrich, May 26, 1935 (deceased). Children: Henry Bruce, Margaret Annual.