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Mary Sharman Beasley, American Educator ( education)educator. Recipient Past President award, 500, Inc., 1971.


Beasley, Mary Sharman was born on September 2, 1944 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of William Howard and Ann (Waddell) Beasley, Junior Student Lindenwood College, 1963-1964.


Student, Lindenwood College, 1963—1964. Bachelor, University Texas, 1966. Master of Arts, Southern Methodist University, 1982.

Master of Arts in Political Science, Southern Methodist University, 1988. Postgraduate, Sorbonne, Paris, 1967.


Teacher Dallas Indiana School District, 1966—1971, Richardson Indiana School District, Texas, 1971—1972. With Congressman Wright Patman' General’ s Office, Washington, 1972—1973. Legal assistant Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1973—1974.

Assistant administrator Fina Foundation, Fina Oil Corporation, Dallas, 1974—1976. Instructor, coordinator El Centro College, since 1976, legal assistant program, 1992. Board directors 500 Inc., 1968—1972, Le Circle Francais, 1971—1972, Dallas Civic Music, 1971—1981, Dallas Civic Ballet, 1971—1978.

Vice president Friends Met, 1978—1980. Member Dallas Society Crippled Children, 1981—1988.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Dallas Society for Crippled Children, 1981-1988. Member International Society (board directors 1990-1992), Texas Junior College Association, Dallas Junior College Association, Dallas History Society, Dallas Symphony, Dallas Theatre Center Women's Guild, Texas Cooperative Educators Association, Susan Komen Foundation, Dallas County Heritage Society, Friends of the Art District Opera Guild, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, Southern Memorial Association, English Speaking Union, Dallas Council World Affairs, Friends of Kennedy Center, Children's Creative Learning Center, Texas U. Alumni Association. Clubs: Cotillion (vice president assemblage 1969-1970), Dallas Women's, Phoenix, Park Cities Republican, Marianne Scruggs Junior Garden, Brook Hollow Golf, Argyle.


William Howard Beasley

Ann (Waddell) Beasley