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Zora Romans Embry Edit Profile

shopping center owner , Newspaper publisher

Zora Romans Embry, American newspaper publisher, shopping center owner.

Background

Embry, Zora Romans was born on August 12, 1908 in Flint Spring, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Richard D. and Ora (Haven) Romans.

Education

Student, University Arizona, 1948—1949. Bachelor of Science, Western Kentucky University, 1963.

Career

Teacher Central Park High School, McHenry, Kentucky, 1932—1944. Principal Pleasant Ridge Elementary School Kentucky, 1959—1974. Vice president Embry Newspapers, Beaver Dam, Kentucky, 1944—1974.

Public Ohio County Messenger, Beaver Dam, since 1974. Owner Embry Valley Shopping Center, Beaver Dam, since 1974, teacher special handicapped children, 1958—1959. Chairman American Red Cross Beaver Dam, 1946—1947.

President Beaver Dam Parent-Teachers Association, 1947—1948. Second vice president Kentucky Parent-Teachers Association, 1948—1950, vice president 4th district, 1950—1952. Youth director Beaver Dam Baptist Church, since 1981.

Founder, advisor Zora Embry Home Girls. Volunteer Western Parkway Nursing Home.

Membership

Member of Kentucky Weekly Newspaper Association, White Shrine, Order Eastern Star (worthy matron since 1982), 20th Century Woman's (president Beaver Dam 1957-1959), Kentucky Republican Women's (state treasurer 1955-1956), Kentucky Federation Women's Clubs (governor 1st district 1953-1955), Beaver Dam Woman's (president 1951-1953), Alpha Delta Kappa (president Beaver Dam 1979-1980).

Connections

Married Carlos B. Embry, June 30, 1940 (deceased). 1 child Carlos B.

father:
Richard D. Romans

mother:
Ora (Haven) Romans

spouse:
Carlos B. Embry

child:
Carlos B. Embry