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Background

Colby, Mary Elizabeth was born on July 31, 1914 in Scottsburg, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Clifford Lawson and Bessie (Weir) Reid.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Indiana University, 1936.

Career

Assistant buyer, buyer department stores, Indianapolis, 1936—1943, Los Angeles, 1946—1954. Vice president, secretary Port O'Call Pasadena Inc. stores, 1956—1973. President Colby Antiques Inc., San Clemente, 1973—2002, Mary Colby, Inc., San Clemente, 1985—2002.

Lecturer antiques.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.

Membership

With Republican Party. Chairman San Clemente Beautification Committee, 1975—1976. Member of Women in Communications, International Society Appraisers Inc.

(charter member), Valley Hunt, Town, Theta Sigma Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Edward Pendleton Colby, April 16, 1954 (deceased 1983). Married Rudolf Myers Colby, June 10, 1936 (deceased). 1 child Cheri Davis Langdell.

father:
Clifford Lawson Reid

mother:
Bessie (Weir) Reid

spouse:
Edward Pendleton Colby

spouse:
Rudolf Myers Colby

child:
Cheri Davis Langdell Colby