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newspaper columnist

Margye Fulgham Neswitz, American newspaper columnist. Recipient Monterey County benefactor award Cultural Council Monterey County, 1993, distinguished alumni award Lon Morris College, 1994, special commendations: March of Dimes, American Red Cross, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, Quota Club Monterey/Pacific Grove, Monterey County United Volunteer Service.

Background

Neswitz, Margye Fulgham was born on October 15, 1920 in Brownsboro, Texas, United States. Daughter of Ivy Thomas and Nannie Savannah (Brewer) Fulgham.

Education

Associate of Arts, Lon Morris College, 1939. Bachelor, Baylor University, 1942.

Career

Clerk Lockheed, San Diego, 1942-1944. Professor drama Lon Morris College, Jacksonville, Texas, 1947. Teacher Oxnard (California) High School, 1949-1952.

Theater critic Chicago newspapers, 1963-1969. Freelance travel writer Chicago, 1959-1990. Society columnist Monterey (California) County Herald.

Society editor KSBW-television, Monterey. Past advisory board Center for Performing Arts, Monterey Bay.

Membership

Chair Art al Fresco of Monterey Peninsula, Pebble Beach, California, East Meets West, Pebble Beach. Member Soroptomists, Monterey County Symphony Guild.

Connections

Married David Ross Thompson, September 11, 1942 (deceased). Children: Ivy Victor, (twins) Rhonda Ruth and Dennis Manning (deceased). Married Philip Neswitz, April 9, 1955.

father:
Ivy Thomas Fulgham

mother:
Nannie Savannah (Brewer) Fulgham

spouses:
David Ross Thompson

Philip Neswitz

children:
Ivy Victor Neswitz

(twins) Rhonda Ruth and Dennis Manning (deceased) Neswitz