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writer , poet

Maxine Russell, American poet, writer. Recipient Appreciation certified, University Minnesota Alumni Association, 1980, 1981, award of merit, Minnesota State Horticulture Society, 1990.

Background

Russell, Maxine was born on February 17, 1912 in St. Paul. Daughter of Maximilian Karl Kaiser and Klara Treubert.

Education

Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1932.

Career

Retail manager Merriam Park Floral, St. Paul, 1932—1946. Poetry reader, speaker Career Day Community Leaders, 1990. Poetry reader Arts in the Park, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1995—1999.

Works

Membership

Chairman United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Halloween Doctor, Brainerd, 1973—1976. Member of American Association of University Women, Heartland Poets, League Minnesota Poets (Minnesota Poet laureate 2001-2006, Minnesota Poet laureate emeritus 2007), National Federation State Poetry Societies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, beekeeping.

Connections

Married Robert Lee Russell, October 2, 1946. Children: James Max, Roberta Russell Fraser.

father:
Maximilian Karl Kaiser

mother:
Klara Treubert

spouse:
Robert Lee Russell

children:
James Max Russell

Roberta Russell Fraser Russell