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writer , Humanities educator

Virginia Winbourn Thomson, American History educator, author ( education)history educator, author. Recipient Silver Pitcher award Home Interiors, 1964; poem selected as Editor's Choice The National Library Poetry, 1988. 92, Homer Honor Society International Poets, 1992. Member National Geography Society (life), American Association of University Women (life), California Alumni Association (life), California Writer's.

Background

Thomson, Virginia Winbourn was born on August 6, 1930 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Harry Linn and Jennie Cook (Vineyard) T. A.A., San Mateo College, 1949.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, San Jose State College, 1951. Master of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1952. Certified secondary teacher, California Social science teacher Capuchino High School, San Bruno, California, 1952-1954, Watsonville High School, California, 1954-1987.

Saleswoman and storyteller Home Interiors, San Mateo, 1963-1964.

Career

Teacher social science Capuchino High School, San Bruno, California, 1952—1954, Watsonville High School, 1954—1987. Saleswoman, storyteller Home Interiors, San Mateo, 1963—1964.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher California.

Membership

Member of American Association of University Women (life), National Geography Society (life), California Alumni Association (life), California Writer's Club (life), Homer Honor Society, International Poets, Phi Alpha Theta.

Connections

father:
Harry Linn Thomson

mother:
Jennie Cook (Vineyard) Thomson