Edyth Thomas Wallace

Inducted: 1982

EDYTH THOMAS WALLACE (1880-1975) started writing a nationally syndicated column in 1930 and continued it for 36 years. Called “Points for Parents,” the column was carried in 60 papers in the United States, Canada and Cuba. She wrote a book with the same name as her column. Mrs. Wallace, a native of Iowa, came to Ardmore in 1927 and to Oklahoma City in 1935. She became home counselor for Oklahoma Publishing Company in 1939, writing a daily column entitled “Our Homes,” articles for Farmer-Stockman and a weekly radio program for WKY.