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History educator

Martha Mcgonigle Mewhort, American history educator. Certified teacher, Braille transcriber. Milestones award nominee Young Women’s Christian Association, 1996.


Mewhort, Martha Mcgonigle was born on April 15, 1940 in West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Walter Raymond and Gertrude Leora (Kempf) McG.


AB, Duke University, 1962. Master of Arts, University Toledo, 1982.


Elementary educator, Durham (North Carolina) City Schools, 1963-1965;teacher visually handicapped, Toledo (Ohio) Public Schools, 1970-1974;adjunct instructor liberal studies, U. Toledo, 1982-1984; Adjunct Professor, continuing education administrator, Lourdes College, Sylvania, Ohio., 1984-1988;professor of history, Lourdes College, Sylvania, Ohio., since 1988. Director women's studies Lourdes College, Sylvania, 1982-1986, coordinator Division Arts & Humanities, 1981-1986, chairperson history department, 1988-1996.


  • Certified teacher, Braille transcriber.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: (book) In Search of Our Past, Vols. 3 and 4, 1992, 94.


Member Duke University Alumni Association, since 1962, University Toledo Alumni Association, since 1982, Duke University Women's Studies Association, since 1986. College representative Women Alive! Coalition, 1992-1996. Member Young Men’s Christian Association Metropolitan Board, since 1994.

Board directors, founding group Wellness Community, since 1994. Member Maumee Valley History Society (vice president board directors 1990-1995).


Married Donald Milton Mewhort, August 10, 1963. Children: Donald, Kerry, Julie.

Walter Raymond McG.

Gertrude Leora (Kempf) McG.

Donald Milton Mewhort

Donald Mewhort

Kerry Mewhort

Julie Mewhort