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Maryann Abkemeier, American accountant.


Abkemeier, Maryann was born on October 30, 1932 in St. Louis. Daughter of Herman Joseph and Crescentia Marie (Ganss) Abkemeier.


Student, St. Louis University, 1959—1960. Student, Miss Hickey's Business School, St. Louis, 1960. Certified data processing principles, Ward School International Business Machines Corporation, St. Louis, 1962.

Bachelor in Psychology, College of Santa Fe, 1985.


Office manager, purchasing agent Abkemeier Dairy Company, St. Louis, 1950—1964. Accounting assistant Missouri Research Laboratories, 1964—1966. Purchasing agent Jill's Bakery, Inc., Albuquerque, 1966—1969.

Corporation secretary Southwestern Skyways, Inc., 1969—1971. Administrative assistant to vice president sales Midland Glass Company, Inc., St. Louis, 1971—1972. Office manager, internal accountant Seligman & Thomas, Inc., Albuquerque, 1972—1977, Public Broadcasting Service, Inc., Albuquerque, 1978—1980.

Internal accountant Downey & Sisneros, P.A., Certified Public Accountants, Santa Fe, since 1980.


  • Other Work

    • Author (with Laura Robertson): Stand Against the Wind, A Biographical Sketchbook of New Mexico Women, 1977.


Member Legislation Study Committee on Criminal Justice, 1977, Bernalillo County Republican Central Committee, 1977—1981, New Mexico State Republican Central Committee, 1979—1981. Co-chairman Santa Fe County re-election campaign United States Sen. Harrison Schmitt, 1982.

Board directors Santa Fe Economic Opportunity Corporation, 1982—1983. Member of National Association of Female Executives (network director since 1982), American Business Women's Association, INternat. Platform Association, Capital City Business and Professional Women (president 1984-1985), Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, Santa Fe History Society, Santa Fe Writers Group.


Herman Joseph Abkemeier

Crescentia Marie (Ganss) Abkemeier