Nebraska Authors

Martha Aitken Greer

Born 1926-04-11

Died 2007-06-18
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, Ne (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Daughter of Helen Aitken

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Wellesley, MA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Cookbook; Cookery


Graduate, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE
Undergraduate Studies, 1944-1946, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1948, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA


Board Member for multiple organizations
Cookbook Writer


Who's Who in American Women, 1970
Woman of the Year Award from the Nebraska Arthritis Association, 1979
Nebraska Literary Heritage Association’s Literary Heritage Award, 1995


Member of the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association Board
Nebraska Art Association
Junior League of Lincoln
Lincoln City Library Board
Lincoln City Library Foundation
Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors
Nebraska Repertory Theater
Lincoln Community Theater
Nebraska State Historical Society Board
Nebraska Landmarks Council
Nebraska Commission on the Status of Women
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Board of Regents of Gunston Hall, Mason Neck, VA


The Sheldon Gallery Cookbook. 1979. (co-editor)
Never Appear to Choose but With a Quick Eye, Select the Best. 1986.

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