Dyane Monroe Dye Wood Kellogg,
Notable person in the "Genealogy Community", passed away at 97, 6 December 2015
Dyane Monroe Dye Wood Kellogg, a native of Detroit, Michigan, is the daughter of Fred Dye, Esq. and Esther Monroe. Mrs. Kellogg attended University of Michigan and was graduated from Indiana University where she earned her A.B. in Fine Arts and French, and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority. She then earned her M.A. in Spanish from Universidad Inter-Americana, Saltillo, Mexico, and completed further graduate studies at Columbia University of New York City and Sorbonne (Université de Paris), Paris, France.
Mrs. Kellogg enjoyed a career in education as the Head of the Foreign Language Department within the Tulsa, Oklahoma secondary education system, as well as a Spanish and French teacher in the Rutherford, New Jersey school system. She and her husband, Frederick Fuller Kellogg, Jr. keep a residences in New York, New York and Little River, South Carolina
* National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (former Chapter President/Regent, Tulsa, Oklahoma; member of the Mary Washington Chapter of New York City)
* National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America (past New York State Chapter President)
* Colonial Dames of XVII Century (former President of a chapter in the South Carolina Society)
* Colonial Dames of America (Founding President of South Carolina Chapter XXXI (life member of New York City Parent Chapter)
* National Society of Colonial Dames of America (life member of New York Society) * Daughters of the Cincinnati (life member)
* Holland Dames (life member)
* Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty
* National Society United States Daughters of 1812 (former Vice President)
* Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Constitution (Honorary Life Member)
* United Daughters of the Confederacy (Honorary Member)
* Daughters of Colonial Wars (member of the South Carolina Society)
* Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Carolina Commandery)
Other Notes Mrs. Kellogg is a member of the Princeton-Columbia Club of New York City and the Westchester Country Club of Rye New York. She is former President of the Tulsa Opera Guild; former President of the Tulsa Panhellenic (both with five hundred members); and former President of the Tulsa Delta Gamma Collegiate Sorority Alumnae. . Mrs. Kellogg is a member of the Phi Delta Kappa honorary education fraternity, (Columbia University TC), and the Delta Tau Mu college honorary fine arts fraternity.
Additionally, Mrs. Kellogg has attained membership in both the Circumnavigators Club (having circumnavigated the globe), and Traveler's Century Club (having traveled to at least one-hundred countries). She holds membership in both Mensa and Intertel.
Mrs. Kellogg is a C.G. (Certified Genealogist), named in October 1995 by Board of Certification for Genealogists of Washington D.C. Her book The Wilcox-Luke Genealogy, published December 30, 1996, won First Prize in the Dallas, Texas Genealogical Society’s annual book contest, and a second-place trophy awarded by Iowa’s Washington County Genealogical Society’s Annual Book Contest. Additionally, the book won the Kansas City, Missouri Library’s Anna Ford Book Contest Award. Mrs. Kellogg researched and nominated the winner of the Oklahoma Historical Society’s Pioneer Woman Museum’s 2008 Woman of the Year Award. Dyane’s CDA chapter won the President General’s Award for Excellence, also in 2008. Furthermore, she holds life membership in the Oklahoma Historical Society; the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society; and the Somerset County, Pennsylvania Historical Society.