1887–1962

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 2, 1887, Lum­ber­ton, New Jer­sey.

Died: No­vem­ber 13, 1962, Ta­ko­ma Park, Mar­y­land.

Biography

Miriam was the daugh­ter of John­son Oat­man, and wife of Fred­er­ick F. Blach­ly (pro­fess­or of gov­ern­ment at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ok­la­ho­ma).

She served at the Brook­ings Ins­ti­tu­tion (1925–33), and taught po­li­ti­cal sci­ence and eco­no­mics at the Amer­i­can Un­i­ver­si­ty Gra­du­ate School in the 1930’s & 1940’s.

She was a mem­ber of Na­tion­al Wo­man’s Par­ty, League for In­de­pen­dent Po­li­ti­cal Act­ion; and co-di­rect­or of New Mex­i­co’s Lit­tle Hoo­ver Com­mis­sion (1951–52).

Mir­iam wrote over 300 hymns.

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