Margaret Augusta Ramage

Margaret Augusta Ramage

Birth
Washington County, Texas, USA
Death 24 May 2000 (aged 79)
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Burial Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 45010731 · View Source
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MARGARET AUGUSTA RAMAGE (27 July 1920-24 May 2000) was a noted Texas journalist and historian. Margaret Augusta Ramage received a BA in journalism from Texas Christian University and a Masters in history from Corpus Christi State University. She served as editor for the Cleveland Texas Advocate, The Lakewood, New Jersey Times. She served as city editor of The Waxahachie Daily Light and Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel. She was associated with Caller Times in Corpus Christi, Texas, from 1956 until 1986. She was a long-time coordinator of the spelling bee in Corpus Christi schools as the Caller Times was the sponsor. She also authored four Newspaper in the Classroom books.

Margaret Augusta Ramage was active for more than 20 years in the Nueces County, Texas Historical Commission, serving as commission chairwoman for more than 10 years.

The files of Margaret Augusta Ramage were donated to the Corpus Christi Public Library. Two boxes of files are retained by the Special Collection and Archives department of the library.

Margaret Augusta Ramage was a daughter of Rev. Gus and Olive Margaret Kelly Ramage, and a great-great granddaughter of Benjamin and Eleanor (Elenor, Elender) Adair Ramage of Laurens County, South Carolina (Margaret Augusta Ramage-Rev. Gus Ramage-John Berly Ramage-Leandy (Leander) Benjamin "Ben" Ramage-John Jewel Ramage-Benjamin Ramage).


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