Frieda Wyandt Everett, 87, a former writer and editor with the Market Frontier News, a publication of the nonprofit Dairy Society International, died of cancer Aug. 25 at her home in Silver Spring.
Mrs. Everett, a resident of the Washington area since 1942, was with Market Frontier News from 1947 until 1983. During that period, she also performed other assignments for the Dairy Society International, including attending international conferences on milk.
During the 1920s, she worked for several New York newspapers, including the New York Daily News and the old New York Evening Graphic. She was posted in New York and as an overseas correspondent in Europe. From 1930 to 1937, she owned and operated a chain of newspapers in Westchester County, N.Y.
Mrs. Everett was born in Angola, Ind., and graduated from Hiram College and Columbia Journalism School. She came to Washington as assistant chief, and then chief of publications, at the Office of Inter-American Affairs, before joining the State Department's International Information Service, a predecessor of the U.S. Information Agency.
In 1947, Mrs. Everett was the recipient of a national headliner award from Theta Sigma Phi, an organization of women journalists. She was a member of the National Press Club, the American News Women's Club, Women in Communications and the Society of Woman Geographers.
Her husband, Roberts Everett, died in 1980. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Helen Seamans of New York City; two sisters, Helen Reihart of Omaha and Harriet Cockfield of Columbus, Ohio, and a brother, Owen Wyandt of Dalton, Ill.