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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Minnie was born in 1921 in Stoughton, Massachusetts, grew up during the depression, and graduated from Brookline High School in 1939.  She took all the business courses she could, as she knew she needed to work.  She was very adept at business machines and English grammar and was hired by Western Union as a teletype operator after graduation. When assigned to the Washington, D.C. line, her job was sending telegrams which began:  “We… Read More

This week we are pleased to continue our series featuring Arizona cattlewomen who have also served our country in the armed forces. Pam Turnbull, the president-elect of the Arizona State Cowbelles, served many years in the military and continues her serving ways with many other organizations in her community. We asked her a series of short questions so our readers could get to know her better.   Arizona Beef Council (ABC): Tell us about… Read More

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we thought it was best suited to feature a few of our Arizona cattlewomen in a series of blog posts. The ladies we will feature over the next several weeks not only worked hard on their family’s ranches but also fought for the freedoms we enjoy in this country. We are so excited to share the stories and hope you enjoy! Marie Pyeatt, long time rancher and supporter… Read More