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appraiser , educator , writer

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.

Background

Grammer, Maurine Parker was born on December 7, 1903 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John Henry and Julia (West) Parker.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Art, University New Mexico. Master of Arts in Anthropology, University New Mexico, 1957. Student, Wyo University.

Student, Stephens College.

Career

Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools, 1927-1968;appraiser estates, art and antiques, especially Indian art, since 1943.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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

    • loom patentee.

Membership

Precinct chair Republican Party, Albuquerque, 1960-1979. Member National Education Association, New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, Pi Lambda Theta, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Native American culture, Indian art and antiques.

Connections

Married David Allen Grammer, November 27, 1925 (deceased February 1959). 1 child, David Allen Junior.

father:
John Henry Parker

mother:
Julia (West) Parker

spouse:
David Allen Grammer

child:
David Allen Junior Grammer