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Martha Bowen Webster

artist , historian , writer , poet

Martha Bowen Webster, American Writer, artist, poet, historian. Avocations: art, writing, poetry, music, history/research. F C. Active Texas State History Association; Member National Federation Business Women, Community Artists and Students Association, ArtLeague Galveston, Art League Houston, Poetry Society Texas.

Background

Webster, Martha Bowen was born on January 31, 1916 in Galveston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert William Senior Bowen and Irma Vashti Hunter Bowen.

Education

Student, University Texas Medical Branch, 1940-1941;student, University Houston, 1963-1968;student, McLennan Community College, 1971;student, University on the Mainland, 1975.

Career

Technician, therapist, secretary, doctor's assistant, various hospitals, clinics.

Achievements

  • Avocations: art, writing, poetry, music, history/research. F C.

Works

  • Author, illustrator, public: (history novel) Captured by the Caddoes, 1989, (poetry) Sands of the Hourglass, 1989, The Four Poster Bed, 1989. One-woman shows include galleries in Houston, 1967. Contributor research articles to newspapers.

    Guest columnist Waco Tribune-Herald.

Membership

Active Texas State History Association. Member National Federation Business Women, Community Artists and Students Association, Art League Galveston, Art League Houston, Poetry Society Texas.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art, writing, poetry, music, history/research.

Connections

Married Theodore Douglas McMillan, November 3, 1945 (divorced February 1970). Children: Mary Kathleen, Christian Douglas McMillan. Married Alfred Reginald Webster, November 27, 1974.

father:
Robert William Senior Bowen

mother:
Irma Vashti Hunter Bowen

spouses:
Theodore Douglas McMillan

Alfred Reginald Webster

children:
Mary Kathleen Webster

Christian Douglas McMillan Webster