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Owenita Harrah Sanderlin, American author, educator. Recipient Poetry award, Alpha Chi Omega, 1936, Double Ruby award, National Forensic League, 1965. Member of American Association of University Women, Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation, San Diego Natural History Museum, Singing Hills Tennis Club, Mortar Board.

Background

Sanderlin, Owenita Harrah was born on June 2, 1916 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Owen Melville and Marigold (Whitford) Harrah.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, American University, 1937. Postgraduate, postgrad. Postgraduate, University California.

Postgraduate, San Diego State University.

Career

Freelance writer, speaker, 1940-1995. Teacher English, U. Maine, 1942, 46. Head department speech and drama Academy of Our Lady of Peace, San Diego, 1961-1968.

Consultant gifted programs San Diego City Schools, 1971-1973, 80-85. Private practice real estate manager, El Cajon, 1970-1995. Author: Jeanie O'Brien, 1965.

Johnny, 1968, revised 1991. Creative Teaching, 1971. Teaching Gifted Children, 1973.

Tennis Rebel, 1978; Match Point, 1979;co-author: Gifted Children: How to Identify and Teach Them, 1979.

Works

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women, Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation, San Diego Natural History Museum, Singing Hills Tennis Club, Mortar Board.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, bridge.

Connections

Married George William Sanderlin, May 30, 1936. Children: Frea Elizabeth, Sheila Mary, David George, John Owen.

father:
Owen Melville Harrah

mother:
Marigold (Whitford) Harrah

spouse:
George William Sanderlin

children:
Sheila Mary Sanderlin

John Owen Sanderlin

David George Sanderlin

Frea Elizabeth Sanderlin