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historian , journalist , author

Mary Lou Pence, American author, journalist, historian. Recipient National Federation PressWomen top award; Feature Story Empire Magazine award, Denver, 1951; NewsStory award Denver Post, 1952; Woman of Achievement award Wyoming PressWomen, 1983. Member National Federation Press Women (regional vice president 1951-1953, board of directors 1953-1958, life.

Background

Pence, Mary Lou was born on November 8, 1906 in Big Timber, Montana, United States.

Education

Student Eastern Mont.

Career

Editor Petticoast Politics, 1953-1954. Press Women award), 1978. President U. Wyoming Panhellenic Council, 1960-1974.

Press Women (regional vice president 1951-1953, bd.dirs. Press Women, National.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Ghost Towns of Wyoming (award of merit 1957), 1957. The Laramie Story (awards), 1968. Anthologies in Talesand Legends of the Old West, 1962.

      Water Trails West, 1980. Women Who Made the West, 1982. Boswell, the Story of a Frontier Lawman (National Federation Press Women award), 1978.

      Contributor articles to professional journals Founder Police Athletic Club for Young Boys, 1952-1958. President U. Wyoming Panhellenic Council, 1960-1974. Publicity director American Legion Auxiliary, 1949-1952.

      Chairman Albany County United Fund Drive, 1953.

Membership

Member National Federation Press Women (regional vice president 1951-1953, board of directors 1953-1958, life.

Connections

Married Alfred M. Pence, June 1, 1932 (deceased.

spouse:
Alfred M. Pence