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Neuberger, Maurine Brownlocked

(09 January 1907–22 February 2000)
  • Molly A. Mayhead


Neuberger, Maurine Brown (09 January 1907–22 February 2000), U.S. senator, was born Maurine Brown in Cloverdale, Oregon, the daughter of Walter T. Brown, a doctor, and Ethel Kelty Brown, a schoolteacher. She had one brother. Upon graduating from Bethel High School in rural Polk County, Oregon, Maurine then earned a teaching certificate at Oregon College of Education in Monmouth (now Western Oregon University). After teaching physical education and modern dance for a few years in Newberg, she attended the University of Oregon and received her B.A. degree in 1929. She later did graduate work at the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1945, while teaching at Lincoln High School in Portland, she met the man she would marry, the journalist ...

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