Gladys M. Bahr
Mrs. Bahr earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Northwestern University and taught at all levels of school, including colleges and universities. She was a professor at NIU and also wrote a basic business textbook that she used in her own class. She achieved success and recognition in business and consumer education and was fondly known as “Miss Consumer, USA.” She received many awards throughout her life, including the State of Illinois Award for Meritorious Service. Gladys M. Bahr died on November 2, 1977.