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Page 12 text:
Mrs. Vietmeier was born in Toledo, Ohio. She was one of seven
children, five of Whom still live in Toledo. Mrs. Vietmeier is residing on
She attended East Side Central and Old Central High School. She
graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree.
She began her teaching career at Columbus Junior High School, Columbus,
Ohio. After a few years, she went to Sandusky, Ohio, where she taught at
Sandusky Senior High School.
In Sandusky she met Mr. Hastings Vietmeier, who was in the lumber
business. They were married in Toledo and had a family of three children,
and now she has seven grandchildren.
After the death of her husband, she came to Toledo and began teaching
as a foods instructor. Many Whitneyites Will remember her beginning
their homemaking career. The spelling of her name has caused many a
student to be eliminated in Whitney's Annual Spelling Bee.
Besides being a member of several teaching associations, Mrs. Vietmeier
is a member of the Home Economics Association, and Delta Kappa Gamma.
Mrs. Vietmeier plans to enjoy her children and grandchildren during
Page 14 text:
A native of Wauseon, Ohio, from where she graduated in high school,
Mrs. Florence Wells has led an active, interesting life.
Her career began as operator in a telephone office.
She graduated from Davis Business College, and became office manager
for a leading insurance company.
Working for Geer 81 Lane, attorneys, as legal secretary, she began the
study of law.
Mrs. Wells held office as clerk in the Toledo Municipal Court, the first
Woman to serve in this capacity. In this position, she graduated from the
University of Toledo with the degree of LLB and passed the Ohio State Bar
examination fBachelor of Lawj. Besides the degree of LLB, Mrs. Wells has
a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters.
She practiced law with Kirkbride, McCabe and Boesel, and also under
the name of Hunt, Stickney Kz Wells.
She served one term in the Ohio State House of Representatives, one
term in the Ohio State Senate, three and a half years as assistant prosecut-
ing attorney, the only woman to serve in this capacity in Lucas County.
Because of the closing of Ohio Savings Bank and Trust Company during
the depression, Where she served as assistant trust officer, Mrs. Wells took
a position at the city Welfare department in charge of distribution of
At Davis Business'College she taught accounting, shorthand, and legal
secretarial classes, then in 1941 became co-ordinator at Whitney.
Mrs. Wells has held many offices in various clubs:
past president of the Federation of Business and Professional
past president of the Zonta Club,
served on the Toledo Charter Commission one term,
past president of the Toledo Women's Bar Association,
past mother advisor and district deputy of the Order of Rainbow for
past Worthy matron and past deputy grand matron of the Ohio
past president of P. E. O.,
served on the board of the National Office Managers Association,
served thirty-two years on the executive board of the Florence
At the present, secretary of the Personnel Women of Toledo.
She is also a member of:
Pi Gamma Mu, honorary sorority on sociology,
Pi Lambda Theta, honorary sorority on education,
Kappa Beta Pi, international legal sorority.
Mrs. Wells has one married daughter.
In June, 1958, she resigned as assistant principal of Whitney, but is
still active as principal of night school here.
Mrs. Wells was not only a fine co-ordinator but a real friend to all
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