Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Edith Semple Truel

Born: 3/6/1912

Died: 3/29/2000

Maiden Name: Semple

Honorific: n/a

Edith Semple Truel, 88, passed away March 29, 2000 among family and friends who will miss her greatly. Edith was born March 6, 1912 in Caddo to Frank and Helen Semple.

She graduated from Southeastern State College and later earned her master’s from the University of Oklahoma. She was married in Washington, D.C., January 1941 to James Truel of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. They had four sons.

Edith was a direct descendant of Pater P. Pitchlynn.