Elna Grahn

Baraboo, Wisconsin


Father Charles Weare Hilliard
Mother Anna Eagan
Spouse Edgar Grahn

Gordon Hilliard

Jean Calapai


BS Mathematics, University of Wisconsin 1935

MS Mathematics, University of Wisconsin 1941

Doctorate work in Higher Education, Stanford University 1949-50


1936 Math and Physical Education Teacher, Kohler, Wisconsin

1941 Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

1946 Math Instructor, Butler University

1947 Professor, University of Idaho


American Association of University Women

Idaho Commission of Women's Programs

Moscow League of Women Voters

Volunteers in Moscow


National Women's History Museum


1944 Army Commendation Medal

Pi Lambda Theta (Education Honor Society)

Buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full honors

Interests and Hobbies Traveling
Societal Contributions

Authored "In the Company of WACs"

Founded Volunteers in Moscow

Founded EFFORT

Bequeathed $95,500 to National Women's History Museum

Additional Comments

She is survived by two nephews, John Hilliard of Madison, Wisconsin and Robert Hilliard of New Brighton, Minnesota as well as several great-nieces and great-nephews