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Mary McGowan Slappey, American Writer, artist.

Background

Slappey, Mary McGowan was born on November 22, 1914 in Kitrell, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Walter Gordon and Mary Jouvette (McGowan) Slappey.

Education

Bachelor, George Washington University, Washington, 1947. Juris Doctor, George Mason University, 1977. Doctor of Letters, World University, Benson, Arizona, 1981.

Career

Teacher, National Business School, Washington, 1950-1959; editor, executive secretary, National Newman Apostolate, Washington, 1960; freelance writer, Washington, since 1970.

Membership

Counsel for new Americans becoming United States citizens. With United States Navy, 1942-1946, lieutenant Commander Reserve retired. Member Retired Officers Association, Federal Poets (president 1976-1978), Military Order of World Wars, Washington Indiana Writers, Columbia Women George Washington University (historian 1981-1983), National League American Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women, Alpha Lambda Delta, Pi Gamma Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: home, flowers, music, friends.

Connections

father:
Walter Gordon Slappey

mother:
Mary Jouvette (McGowan) Slappey