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Public relations executive

Thalia Elizabeth Oliphant, American public relations executive. Recipient Matrix award Women in Communication, 1967, 78; named Editor of Year International Association Business Communicators, 1968, Most Valuable Board Member, Dallas Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse, 1984-1990.


Oliphant, Thalia Elizabeth was born on September 6, 1935 in Texarkana, Texas, United States. Daughter of Albert James and Martine Sessions (Morris) Collins.


Student, Centenary College, 1954. Bachelor of Science in Home Economics and Journalism, Oklahoma State University, 1957.


Editor State Farm Insurance, Dallas, 1958-1969. Vice president F.W. Moore & Associates, Inc., 1969-1977. Accountant executive Sanders & Associates, 1977-1978.

President Liz Oliphant & Associates, Inc., since 1978.


Member excec. council Episcopal Diocese of Dallas, 1984-1990. Alternate deputy Episcopal Church United States of America, 1985, 91. President executive Women of Dallas, 1986.

Board directors Arts Jazz Foundation, 1990-1993, Dallas Repertory Theater, 1991-1992, Arts District Friends, since 1991. Member Leadership Texas, Austin, 1991m Our Friend's Place, since 1993. Member The Friday Group.

Member Public Relations Society (delegate Assembly Dallas 1988-1991, member executive committee, Counselor's Academy, New York City, since 1990).


  • Other Interests

    Jazz, needlepoint, sailing.


Married John Roger Oliphant, August 29, 1959 (divorced December 1980). Children: Janet Lynn, Blythe Annual.

Albert James Collins

Martine Sessions (Morris) Collins

John Roger Oliphant

Janet Lynn Oliphant

Blythe Annual Oliphant