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Phyllis Lea Eldridge Friesner, American genealogist. Member United We Stand, Missouri, 1992. Member National Organization of Women, Daughters of Union Veterans (press correspondent 1981-1984, State award 1983), Iowa Genealogical Society (correspondent secretary 1973-1974), Feminine Majority, Tree Shakers Valley Junction co-founder, president 1975-1979), Sons of Norway Lodge.

Background

Friesner, Phyllis Lea Eldridge was born on February 24, 1930 in Waterloo, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Lester Lyman and Edna Sylvia (Bruce) Eldridge.

Education

Student, Des Moines Area Community College, 1979.

Career

Secretary receptionist, Black's Department Store, Waterloo, 1948-1956;Secretary receptionist, Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, Waterloo, 1956-1958;secretary, Federal Government, Des Moines, 1975-1976;executive secretary, Iowa Genealogical Society, Des Moines, 1977-1979;owner. library, genelogist, Tree Trackers Library., Eagle Rock, Missouri, since 1985. Teacher genealogy Adult Evening Education, Des Moines, 1975-1980. Advisor The Adoption Experience, Des Moines, 1980-1985.

Speaker in field.

Membership

Member United We Stand, Missouri, 1992. Member National Organization of Women, Daughters of Union Veterans (press correspondent 1981-1984, State award 1983), Iowa Genealogical Society (correspondent secretary 1973-1974), Feminine Majority, Tree Shakers Valley Junction co-founder, president 1975-1979), Sons of Norway Lodge.

Connections

Married Theodore Edward Friesner, September 19, 1948. Children: Mark, Jay.

father:
Lester Lyman Eldridge

mother:
Edna Sylvia (Bruce) Eldridge

spouse:
Theodore Edward Friesner

children:
Mark Friesner

Jay Friesner