Born in Texas in 1888, Mamie Boone was longtime principal of John H. Reagan Elementary School in Dallas, Texas during the 1950's. Prior to her time at Reagan Elementary, she was principal of James S. Hogg Elementary School in Dallas. She served as vice president of the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association in 1922. After a long and distinguished career in public education, she passed away in 1979 at the age of 90 and is buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas. Her niece, Mary Long, established a scholarship fund in her memory at Baylor University.
More information about Mamie Boone can be found in the Mamie Boone papers at The Texas Collection.