Maurine Parker Grammer, American educator, writer, appraiser. Inducted into Senior Foundation Hall of Fame, Albuquerque, 1996; named Teacher of Year, Kirtland Air Force Base, 1968. Precinct chair Republican Party, Albuquerque, 1960-1979. Member National Education Association, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, Pi Lambda Theta, Delta Kappa Gamma.
Grammer, Maurine Parker was born on December 7, 1903 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John Henry and Julia (West) Parker.
Bachelor of Science in Art, University New Mexico. Master of Arts in Anthropology, University New Mexico, 1957. Student, Wyo University.
Student, Stephens College.
Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools, 1927-1968;appraiser estates, art and antiques, especially Indian art, since 1943.
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Author: The Bear that Turned White, 1991, The Navajo Brothers and the Stolen Herd, 1992, Little Huggy Bear Goes to Albuquerque, 1996. Author unit of study on Native Americans for Columbia Teachers College. Contributor articles to professional journals
Precinct chair Republican Party, Albuquerque, 1960-1979. Member National Education Association, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, Pi Lambda Theta, Delta Kappa Gamma.
Avocations: Native American culture, Indian art and antiques.
Married David Allen Grammer, November 27, 1925 (deceased February 1959). 1 child, David Allen Junior.