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Veta Elizabeth McMahan
Birth: Aug. 10, 1904
Death: Feb. 13, 1994


After graduating from the University of Wichita in 1930, with a bachelor's in education, Ms. Veta McMahan began her long journalism career at the Wichita Beacon. She was the Women's Club Editor and held that post for 12 years. During WWII, she was a general reporter at the Milwaukee Sentinel and the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.

Ms. McMahan moved to California where she worked at the Valley News in Van Nuys for more than 23 years. During that time she won second place in a California Newspaper Publishers writing contest, was listed in Who's Who of Women in Communications and was among the first group of women to be initiated into the Los Angeles chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, National Journalism Society.

Source: WSU Foundation, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, Spirit of the Gift Biography Project, "Histories of the men and women behind WSU's scholarships and fellowships" Veta McMahan Memorial Scholarship 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Albert McMahan (1882 - 1954)
  Gertrude E. McMahan (1875 - 1954)
 
 Sibling:
  Veta Elizabeth McMahan (1904 - 1994)
  Rilla Corine Neary (1906 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Simi Valley Public Cemetery
Simi Valley
Ventura County
California, USA
Plot: 3 102 10
 
Maintained by: maryellen decremer
Originally Created by: Tammy Thaller Collier
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
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Veta Elizabeth McMahan
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Veta Elizabeth McMahan
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 Added: Apr. 19, 2012
 
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