Edith Wilkinson was born on October 24, 1901 in Pendleton, Oregon. She attended OAC from 1920 to 1924, receiving a B.S. in Commerce in 1924. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, an honorary Commerce sorority, and Delta Omega, a social sorority. Miss Wilkinson began working for OAC in September of 1924 as secretary to Ulysses Grant Dubach, first Dean of Men. She later became secretary to Dubach's successor, Dan Poling. Wilkinson was the president of the Corvallis Business and Professional Women's Club in 1931. She retired in 1966 after working for the University for forty-two years.
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