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theater director

Mary Fournier Bill, American theater director, retired. Recipient Professional Woman of Achievement award Young Women’s Christian Association, Cleveland, 1991, Governor's award for arts administration, State of Ohio, 1993, Faith and Service award Kappa Gamma Pi, 1993; named Woman of Achievement, Women's City Club, Cleveland, 1993.

Background

Bill, Mary Fournier was born on January 13, 1925 in Cleveland. Daughter of Frederick Joseph and Clara Margaret (Custer) Fournier.

Education

Bachelor, Western Reserve University, 1946. Master of Arts, Bowling Green State University, 1949. Postgraduate, Catholic University America, 1950.

Career

Theater instructor, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio., 1950-1953;theater director, St. Joseph Academy, Cleveland, 1960-1970;managing director, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Cleveland, 1971-1993;retired, 1993. Head theater panel Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, 1973-1974, member presenting panel, 1978-1981.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, cooking.

Connections

Married Charles Bill, July 5, 1952. Children: Kate, Anne, Matthew.

father:
Frederick Joseph Fournier

mother:
Clara Margaret (Custer) Fournier

spouse:
Charles Bill

children:
Kate Bill

Anne Bill

Matthew Bill