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Miriam Lee Ownby, American Writer. Treasurer Broward County Sierra Club, Fort Lauderdale, 1983-1986, Environmental Coalition of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, 1985-1987. Captain WAAC, WAC with American Advertising Federation, 1942-1946. Member Florida Freelance Writers Association, Florida Wildlife Federation, South Florida Book Group, Sierra Club (treasurer Broward County chapter 1987, Special Achievement award 1992).

Background

Ownby, Miriam Lee was born on May 27, 1920 in Kingston, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Raymond Archer and Monad Atkinson (Bishop) Lee.

Education

AB, Concord College, 1942. Master of Education, Ohio University, 1968.

Career

Teacher, Rockbridge (Ohio) H.S., 1958-1959;elementary teacher, Ohio Schools, 1959-1966;elementary teacher, United States Trust Territory of Pacific Islands/unites states department Interior, Colonia, Yap, 1966-1969;patient accounts auditor, Plantation (Florida) General Hospital, 1979-1997;freelance writer, Plantation, since 1985.

Membership

Treasurer Broward County Sierra Club, Fort Lauderdale, 1983-1986, Environmental Coalition of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, 1985-1987. Captain WAAC, Women's Army Corps with American Advertising Federation, World War II, 1942-1946. Member Florida Freelance Writers Association, Florida Wildlife Federation, South Florida Book Group, Sierra Club (treasurer Broward County chapter 1987, Special Achievement award 1992).

Connections

Married Dillard Ralph Ownby, April 19, 1946 (divorced July 1974). Children: Dennis R., Raymond L., Bruce C.

father:
Raymond Archer Lee

mother:
Monad Atkinson (Bishop) Lee

spouse:
Dillard Ralph Ownby

children:
Dennis R. Ownby

Raymond L. Ownby

Bruce C. Ownby