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Marion Marsh Brown, American author, educator. Recipient Outstanding Woman of Achievement award Young Women’s Christian Association, Pen and Scroll Lewis Central High School, Fellowship named after Marion Brown American Association of University Women, Admiral in Nebraska Navy, Sandoz award Nebraska State library Association, Sower award Nebraska Humanities Council.

Background

Brown, Marion Marsh was born on July 22, 1908 in Brownville, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Cassius Henry and Jenevie (Hairgrove) Marsh.

Education

AB, Peru State College, 1925. Master of Arts, University Nebraska, 1936. Master of Arts (honorary), Peru State University, 1997.

Postgraduate, University Minnesota. Doctor (honorary), Peru State College.

Career

Instructor writing courses Peru (Nebraska) State University, 1930-1936. Professor University Nebraska, Omaha, 1940-1968.

Works

Membership

Member National League of America Penwomen, Inc. (secretary Omaha chapter), Nebraska Writers Guild (past president, board life member, chairman 50th Year Celebration, 1975, historian), Nebraska Council Teachers in English, Western Writers of America.

Connections

Married Gilbert Silas Brown, June 11, 1937. 1 child, Paul.

father:
Cassius Henry Marsh

mother:
Jenevie (Hairgrove) Marsh

spouse:
Gilbert Silas Brown

child:
Paul Brown