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Mary Jane Schier, American science writer, reporter. Recipient award, Texas Headliners Club, 1969, Texas Medical Association, 1972-1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, Texas Hospital Association, 1974, 1982, Texas Public Health Association, 1976-1978. Member of Houston Press Club Educational Foundation (president since 1992).

Background

Schier, Mary Jane was born on March 10, 1939 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of James F. and Jerry Mae (Crisp) McDonald.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Texas Woman's U., 1961.

Career

Reporter San Antonio Express & News, 1962—1964. Medical writer Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City Times, 1965—1966. Reporter, medical writer Houston Post, 1966—1984.

Science writer, university editor University Texas Doctor of Medicine Anderson Cancer Center, since 1984.

Membership

Member of Houston Press Club Educational Foundation (president since 1992).

Connections

Married John Christian Schier, August 26, 1961. Children: John Christian, II, MarkEdward.

father:
James F. McDonald

mother:
Jerry Mae (Crisp) McDonald

spouse:
John Christian Schier

children:
John Christian Schier

II Schier

MarkEdward Schier