Nebraska Authors

Margretta Shaw Dietrich

Born 1881-11 Philadelphia, PA (USA)

Died 1961-01-13

Wife of Charles Henry Dietrich, former Governor of Nebraska
Daughter of Dr. William and Delia Stewart
Sister of Dorothy Newkirk Stewart

Places Lived

Philadelphia, PA
Hasting, NE
Lincoln, NE
Santa Fe, NM

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Nebraska history; New Mexico history; Art; suffrage


Bachelor of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, PA


President of local suffrage societies
Founder and President of Sunnyside Home for the Aged, Hastings, NE
Nebraska State Library Commission, Chairperson, 1924


Nebraska Women's Suffrage Association, President, 1918-1920
Nebraska State League of Women Voters, President, 1920-1929


Nebraska Recollections. 1957.
Dorothy Newkirk Stewart Memorial Collection. 1957.
New Mexico Recollections Part I. 1959.
New Mexico Recollections Part II. 1961.

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