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Emil Brewer Carmichael
Birth: Mar. 12, 1910
Elmer
Jackson County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 14, 1996
Norman
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA

My mother.

Daughter of Robert Edward Brewer b. May 23, 1871 and Blanche Julia Palmer b. August 27, 1889.

Paternal grandparents: Samuel Bolling Brewer b. August 27, 1832 and Rebecca Attaway b. October 12, 1841.

Maternal grandparents: J. A. Quitman Palmer b. March 10, 1848 and Elizabeth Belle Barr b. June 23, 1851.

Graduated from Memphis High School, Memphis, Texas in 1927. Attended Texas Christian University, West Texas State College, and received a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 1935.

Married Bernis Wilson Carmichael on August 24, 1936 in Amarillo, Texas; one child, Julia Diane.

Worked as a reporter for the Pampa Times, Pampa, Texas; Memphis News, Memphis, Texas; Amarillo Times, Amarillo, Texas; Elida Record (Editor), Elida, New Mexico; Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, Texas; and the Texas Tech University News and Publications Office.

Was School Editor during her tenure at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. She developed the "Teen Page" which appeared in the paper every Thursday and contained columns by student reporters from each of the junior high schools and high schools in Lubbock. The page was one of the paper's most popular features.

Was named one of "Lubbock's Pioneer Women" for her appointment as the first woman to head the Texas Tech University Office of News and Publications.

Co-authored The First Sixty-Two Years: A History of Methodist Hospital published by the Dept. of Development and Public Relations, Methodist Hospital, Lubbock, Texas in 1980.

Was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church of Lubbock, Association of Women in Communications, Lubbock Chapter, and the League of Women Voters. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Edward Brewer (1871 - 1921)
  Blanche Julia Palmer Brewer (1889 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Bernis Wilson Carmichael (1906 - 1956)*
 
 Sibling:
  Emil Brewer Carmichael (1910 - 1996)
  George Madison Brewer (1916 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Resthaven Memorial Park
Lubbock
Lubbock County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Diane Carmichael Blank
Record added: Mar 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8554639
Emil <i>Brewer</i> Carmichael
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