Dr. Lois Marie Sutton was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1925. She graduated from Carter High School in Fort Worth, and received a B.A. from the University of Texas, M.A. from Baylor University, and Ph.D. from the University of Texas. In 1945, Dr. Sutton began teaching foreign languages at Baylor University. Over the course of her 49-year career teaching Spanish, Italian, and French at Baylor, she also served as Chair of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages. Dr. Sutton received the Baylor University Retired Faculty Service Award and the Herbert H. Reynolds Award for Exemplary Service. In her spare time, Dr. Sutton enjoyed traveling. After a long and distinguished career, Dr. Sutton retired in 1994. She passed away on June 30, 2015, and was buried in Mount Garden of Memories in Fort Worth, Texas.
More information about Lois Marie Sutton can be found in the Lois Marie Sutton Photographic collection at The Texas Collection.