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 Martha Elizabeth <I>Robbins</I> Myers

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Martha Elizabeth Robbins Myers

Birth
Black Diamond, King County, Washington, USA
Death
6 Mar 1983 (aged 84)
Pierce County, Washington, USA
Burial
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Plot
Section 3
Memorial ID
130012601 View Source

Martha Robbins Meyer, was born in Black Diamond, Washington. After graduating from Ritzville High School in 1916, she attended and graduated from Wellesley College, and started teaching in Roseburg, Oregon at the high school. Then she taught English at Ritzville High School for two years. After leaving Ritzville she went to Columbia University, New York, and procured her Masters Degree.

Martha then taught private school in Carmel, New York for three years, then transferred to Needham, Massachusetts, where she taught high school and took extra work in Boston University.

In 1928 she went to Cortland, New York, where she taught in a teachers college. While teaching in Cortland, she took a semester's leave of absence and traveled to Italy, Africa, Greece, and England, where she attended summer school at Cambridge, and also some time at Oxford University.

In 1929 she and her sister Mabel took another European trip, visiting the Scandinavian countries and returning to the USA just before the war broke out.

Martha taught school until 1944, when she came to Seattle. In 1949 she married Roy Myers, a retired naval officer. From Seattle they moved to Woodenville, then built a home in Puyallup, where they resided at the time of this writing (May 1966).

From the Class of 1916 - 50th reunion - Gilson Scrapbooks - ritzvillealumni.com

Martha Robbins Meyer, was born in Black Diamond, Washington. After graduating from Ritzville High School in 1916, she attended and graduated from Wellesley College, and started teaching in Roseburg, Oregon at the high school. Then she taught English at Ritzville High School for two years. After leaving Ritzville she went to Columbia University, New York, and procured her Masters Degree.

Martha then taught private school in Carmel, New York for three years, then transferred to Needham, Massachusetts, where she taught high school and took extra work in Boston University.

In 1928 she went to Cortland, New York, where she taught in a teachers college. While teaching in Cortland, she took a semester's leave of absence and traveled to Italy, Africa, Greece, and England, where she attended summer school at Cambridge, and also some time at Oxford University.

In 1929 she and her sister Mabel took another European trip, visiting the Scandinavian countries and returning to the USA just before the war broke out.

Martha taught school until 1944, when she came to Seattle. In 1949 she married Roy Myers, a retired naval officer. From Seattle they moved to Woodenville, then built a home in Puyallup, where they resided at the time of this writing (May 1966).

From the Class of 1916 - 50th reunion - Gilson Scrapbooks - ritzvillealumni.com


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