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Writer ( art: literature)writer

Miriam Maurine Baker Nye, American Writer ( art: literature)writer. Recipient Alumni award Morningside College, 1969, Svc. award Woodbury County Fair, 1969, Friend of Extension award Iowa State University, 1981. member public relations committee Farm Bureau, Woodbury County, 1980-1982; member Archives History Commissionof Iowa Methodist Church, 1991^.; Member American Association of University Women, Iowa Federation Women's.

Background

Nye, Miriam Maurine Baker was born on June 14, 1918 in Castana, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Horace Boies and Hazel Dean (Waples) Hawthorn.

Education

Bachelor, Morningside College, 1939. Postgraduate, Morningside College, 1957—1958. Postgraduate, University Arizona, 1973.

Postgraduate, U South Dakota, 1975—1977. Postgraduate, New College, University Edinburgh, 1974.

Career

; children: Kent Alfred, Dale Hawthorn. Married second, John Arthur Nye, December 25, 1973 (deceased 1991). Teacher junior high school, Rock Falls, Illinois, 1939-1941, Moville (Iowa) Cmty.

School, 1957-1962, Woodbury Central Cmty. School, Climbing Hill, Iowa, 1962-1964. Homemaking columnist Sioux City (Iowa) Journal's Farm Weekly, 1953-1981.

Author: Recipes and Ideas From the Kitchen Window, 1973. But I Never Thought He'd Die: Practical Help for Widows, 1978. Contributing author Between the Rivers: A History of the United Methodist Church in Iowa, 1986.

Speaker, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, South Dakot Counselor, Iowa State University, 1972^. County advisory Iowa Children's and Family Superior vena cava syndrome, 1980-1984. Member public relations committee Farm Bureau, Woodbury County, 1980-1982.

Advisor nat. organization for help to widows THEOS, Sioux City chapter, 1981-1990. Lay delegate Iowa United Methodist Conference, 1981-1983. Member Archives History Commissionof Iowa Methodist Church, 1991^.

Religion

The Covenant is a big challenge to everybody. If God is committed to human race, anyone has to be prepared to accept that as reality and make a commitment in return.

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Member public relations committee Farm Bureau, Woodbury County, 1980-1982. Member Archives History Commissionof Iowa Methodist Church, 1991^. Member American Association of University Women, Iowa Federation Women's.

Connections

Married Carl E. Baker, June 21, 1941 (deceased 1970). Children: Kent Alfred, Dale Hawthorn. Married John Arthur Nye, December 25, 1973 (deceased 1991).

father:
Horace Boies Hawthorn

mother:
Hazel Dean (Waples) Hawthorn

spouses:
Carl E. Baker

John Arthur Nye

children:
Kent Alfred Nye

Dale Hawthorn Nye