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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROYSE, MINTIE ALLEN (MRS. CLARENCE A.): 1872-1963.

Mintie Allen was born in Greencastle, Ind., on Dec. 15, 1872. She was the daughter of Jerome and Emma Bennet Allen. She received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1894. On March 25, 1903, she married Clarence Arthur Royse and they had two children, Allen and Mary Elizabeth. For several years prior to 1903 Mrs. Royse taught school in Paris, Ill., and Muncie, Ind. After her husband's death in 1933 she lectured and gave book reviews in Indiana towns. She was given honorary membership in Phi Beta Kappa on the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the chapter at DePauw University. Mrs. Royse died on July 9, 1963.

Information from Mrs. Carlos Recker.

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