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Educational administrator , History educator

Mary Elmore Williams, American English language and history educator, educational administrator. Named Outstanding Teacher, American History Texas, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1986, Teacher of Year, Corpus Christi Indiana School District, 1990, 1991; recipient Excellence in Technology Government and Politics award, 1986, Women in Careers Education award, Young Women’s Christian Association, 1991.


Williams, Mary Elmore was born on September 19, 1931 in San Angelo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Taylor and Florrine (Gee) Elmore.


Associate of Arts, San Angelo College, 1950. Bachelor of Science, Texas Christian University, 1951. Master of Science, Corpus Christi State University, 1983.

Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1954. Postgraduate, Princeton University, 1961. Postgraduate, Oxford University, 1966.


Teacher, 1st grade 1st Methodist Church, Dallas, 1951—1952. Teacher, 8th grade Pleasant Grove Junior High, 1952—1954. Teacher Bible Ray High School, Corpus Christi, 1957.

Teacher, history Hamlin Junior High School, 1958. Teacher, 6th grade St. Christopher's Episcopal School, Lubbock, Texas, 1968. Teacher, English and history Hamlin Junior High, Corpus Christi, since 1974, assistant principal, since 1989.

Coordinator Adopt-a-School Program, since 1983. Organizer Veterans Day Patriotic Rally. Consultant KEDT-television Texas History Series The Lone Star, Corpus Christi, 1984—1985.

Consultant, textbook committee Corpus Christi Indiana School District, 1983, 86, member, curriculum writing team, 1985—1986, chairman, superintendents advisory committee, 1991—1992, chairman, Quincentennial Education Committee, 1991—1992.


Member Animal Control Board. Campaign coordinator Ruth Gill for Mayor, Corpus Christi, 1979. Delegate Governors Commission for Women, San Antonio, 1985, Texas School Assembly Governor Ann Richards, 1991.

Participant Leadership Corpus Christi XIX, 1990—1991. Member Corpus Christi Council for Women. Chairman Teacher Task Force on Education for State Republican Ted Roberts, 1986—1988.

Chairman, teacher committee Better School Program, 1987. Chairman teacher Task Force Excellence Education for State Republican Todd Hunter, since 1988. Member of American Association of University Women (vice president 1983-1985, president 1986-1988), Young Women’s Christian Association (vice president, chairman, building committee 1983-1988), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Parent-Teachers Association (life), Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce (events chairman 1983), Texas National Council Social Studies (convention chairman 1988, chairman, nominating committee 1990-1991), Corpus Christi Council Social Studies (vice president 1981-1983, superintendents, advisory committee since 1991, co-chairman, children's committee A Kid's Place since 1991), Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, reading.


Married Mark B. Williams, September 6, 1951. Children: John Mark, Mary Jean.

Taylor Elmore

Florrine (Gee) Elmore

Mark B. Williams

John Mark Williams

Mary Jean Williams