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Thelma Tee Loftin, American writer. Chairman curriculum study committee District of Columbia Board Managers, Parent-Teachers Association, Washington, 1958—1962; board directors The Santa Fe Playhouse, from 2000; Member of New Mexico Writers Association, National Congress of Parents and Teachers (life).

Background

Loftin, Thelma Tee was born on January 27, 1922 in Kinston, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Kirby William and Tiffany (Whaley) Loftin.

Education

BJ, University Missouri, 1942. Master of Arts in Journalism, American University, Washington, 1965.

Career

Script/commercials writer KBWD radio, Brownwood, Texas, 1942—1943. Newscast writer KMOX radio, St. Louis, 1943—1944. Writer humorous dialogues WRC radio, Washington, 1949.

Freelance writer quiz show questions WRC-television, 1950—1952. Washington correspondent Kinston Daily Free Press, 1954—1964, foreign correspondent, 1952, reporter, 1953. Ghost writer weekly colonel Congressman Charles Jonas, Washington, 1953—1954.

Editor National Academy Engineering, 1965—1966. Researcher, book author World Traveler National Geography Society Special Publications, 1967—1987. Writer, researcher, public Washington and Santa Fe, New Mexico, from 1987.

Works

Membership

Chairman curriculum study committee District of Columbia Board Managers, Parent-Teachers Association, Washington, 1958—1962. Board directors The Santa Fe Playhouse, from 2000. Member of New Mexico Writers Association, National Congress of Parents and Teachers (life).

Connections

Married Edwin Marion Snell, May 4, 1944 (divorced ). Children: James Loftin Snell, Suzanne Snell Tesh.

father:
Kirby William Loftin

mother:
Tiffany (Whaley) Loftin

spouse:
Edwin Marion Snell

children:
James Loftin Snell Loftin

Suzanne Snell Tesh Loftin