Lillian Greene Graham was born November 7, 1911, at Binghampton, New York to Harry Luella Greene. She graduated from Endicott High School, Endicott, New York. Lillian received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cortland College, Cortland, New York, and her Master of Education degree from New York University.
Lillian started her teaching career in Sodus, New York school systems, Lillian taught in Bedford Hills, New York. While in the New York school systems, Lillian taught physical education and coached hockey, tennis, and basketball.
During World War II, Lillian"s husband, Charlie Graham, was transferred to the Air Force unit which was stationed in Canyon, and Lillian became a resident of the Texas Panhandle. The Grahams decided that this region was where they wanted to make their home and moved to Canyon in 1945.
Lillian taught boy"s physical education in Amarillo at Horace Mann Junior High School before coming to Canyon High School in 1945. Lillian taught at CHS until her retirement in 1977.
During her teaching career, Lillian taught physical education, world history, American history, government and economics.
Lillian has two children, a song and a daughter, and two grandchildren.