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Ruth Marie Crisman Collier, American writer. Certified teacher reading, elementary education. Recipient Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association award.

Background

Collier, Ruth Marie Crisman was born on June 16, 1914 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John Henry and Ruth Ethel (Stiles) Thorup.

Education

Bachelor in Elementary Education, California State College, Los Angeles, 1966. Master of Arts in Elementary Education, California State College, Los Angeles, 1971. Master of Arts in Special Education, California State College, Los Angeles, 1976.

Career

Dental assistant Doctor Bartram, Los Angeles, 1931-1941. Dental clerk, typist, library, 1954-1965. Teacher Los Angeles City Schools, 1966-1979.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher reading, elementary education.

Works

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Member Society Children's Author and Freelance Writer, National League American Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women (president Los Angeles chapter 1994-1998), California Federation Chaparral Poets, California Writers Club, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Psi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Line dancing, gardening.

Connections

Married James Lester Crisman July 7, 1941 (deceased 1992). Children: Carol Ann, James Alan. Married Lennart Carlson, February 6, 1993 (deceased 1998).

Married Robert Collier, January 8, 2000 (deceased December 2002).

father:
John Henry Thorup

mother:
Ruth Ethel (Stiles) Thorup

spouses:
James Lester Crisman July 7

Lennart Carlson

Robert Collier

children:
Carol Ann Collier

James Alan Collier