Aimee Whitman Marrs papers, 1911-1973, bulk 1943-1969
- 1911 - 1973
- Majority of material found within 1943 - 1969
- Marrs, Aimee Whitman, 1911-1974 (Person)
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She enlisted in the Naval Reserve/W.A.V.E.S. in March 1943, and served in various naval supply depots, rising in rank from Ensign to Lieutenant (J.g.) to full Lieutenant by the end of the war. She returned to Reserve Status and then to college where she earned a Masters in Psychology from The University of Tulsa. At the time of her graduation in May 1948, she married Manton Lee Marrs, a well-known Tulsa Journalist and eventually city editor of the Tulsa World. During this period she was a psychology teacher at the University of Tulsa Downtown Division.
During the Korean War she returned to the Navy, reporting to the naval hospital in San Diego where she served as clinical psychologist in the neuro-psychiatric division. In the early 1950s she was the only woman psychologist in the Navy.
She was certified to practice Clinical Psychology in California and Virginia.
She retired from the Navy in 1969, and returned to Tulsa. She died in August 1974, and was buried next to her late husband in Broken Arrow.
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