Sargent, Mary Hallock, 1922-2007
Mary Blaine Hallock Sargent was born August 16, 1922 in Baker, Oregon. After graduating from Baker High School she attended Northwestern University, receiving a Bachelor of Education degree in 1944. She became a second grade school teacher in Portland, Oregon, for a brief period before marrying Ross E. Wells, a petroleum geologist, with whom she moved to Denver, Colorado. The couple had four children and divorced in 1965. She then returned to college, earning a Master of Biology degree from the University of Denver. She then taught briefly in the Denver area before moving to Dedham, Massachusetts, where she worked to transform the Noble and Greenough School there into a coeducational institution. She married Lucius Manlius Sargent and gave up teaching in favor of an assistant editorship of the newsletter for United Business Services of Boston, Massachusetts. Sargent retired in 1988, and moved from Massachusetts to Bath, Maine. She had twelve grandchildren from her four biological children and four stepchildren. Mrs. Sargent died on September 3, 2007, in Bath, Maine.
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Overview Mary Blaine Hallock Sargent (1922-2007) graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Education degree in 1944. Her papers include a notebook from a philosophy class with notes regarding former Professor Baker Brownell's writings and some biographical materials.