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Buena Maris Mockmore.
Buena Maris Mockmore.
Image TitleBuena Maris Mockmore.
DateCirca 1945
Time Period1940-1949
Description/NotesBuena Margason Maris Mockmore Steinmetz was born in Salem, Oregon on 2 August 1898. She attended the University of Oregon and George Washington University for a short time. She attended the University of Puget Sound, receiving a BA degree in 1936. She taught school in Tacoma for a year before coming to Oregon State College, where she earned a MS degree in Home Economics in 1939. Steinmetz taught at OSU before becoming Dean of Women in 1941, serving in that capacity until 1948. In 1943 she took a leave of absence to work in the highest woman's job at the Hanford atomic project for the DuPont Co., returning to OSC in 1944. Steinmetz received a War Department citation for her work. She was active in the American Association of University Women. On 18 December 1967 she passed away in Portland.
SubjectAlumni & alumnae
Original CollectionHarriet's Photograph Collection
Item Numberhc0288
Full resolutionArchives87/hc0288-0.tif
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