Sara Louise Munson

b. 3 September 1932
Sara Louise Munson|b. 3 Sep 1932|p37.htm|George Poindexter Munson Jr.|b. 13 Nov 1907\nd. 1 Jan 2000|p26.htm|Eulalia Beatrice German|b. 18 Apr 1903\nd. 3 Feb 1971|p33.htm|George P. Munson Sr.|b. 12 Aug 1873\nd. 7 Jan 1944|p18.htm|Louise Underwood|b. 8 Jul 1880\nd. 5 Sep 1946|p19.htm|||||||

Granddaughter of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
Granddaughter of Louise Underwood.
1st cousin of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
Underwood and Allied Families
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Sara Munson
     Sara Louise Munson was born on 3 September 1932 in Harris County, Texas.1 She is the daughter of George Poindexter Munson Jr. and Eulalia Beatrice German.1 She married Gordon Deats circa 1959 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.2
     Sometime after September 1941, at which time Sara's father was called to active duty, Eula Bee and the girls moved to East Columbia to live with George's aunt, Laura Underwood. Ruth and Sara attended West Columbia schools and graduated from West Columbia High School in the late 1940s.

     Sara studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London. She taught private drama classes in Angleton for several years, and was a member of the Alley Theater Company in Houston. Sara graduated from U.C.L.A. She was elected as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow for 1966-67, and did her graduate studies at Stanford where she majored in English literature. Click to view image

     Dr. Sara Deats, Ph.D. is is Distinguished Professor and Chair of the English Department at the University of South Florida, and Co-director of the Center of Applied Humanities. As an academic author, she has authored, co-authored and edited a number of books.


  1. [S12], Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, [database online] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).
  2. [S9] Personal recollection of the writer, Laura M. Cooper (1804 Holm Oak St., Arlington, Texas).