Cathy Leichter

A native Oklahoman and breast cancer survivor, Cathy Leichter has an innate interest in genealogy and history. She earned her undergraduate degree and Masters in Philosophy from Oklahoma City University and her Ph.D. in Philosophy/History at Swansea University in Wales, U.K. She owned and operated a marketing firm for more than 30 years and was an adjunct professor at Oklahoma City University. She is active on many boards and involved in fundraising initiatives to better life for those in the Oklahoma City metro and statewide.

Hall of Fame Inductee

Cathy Leichter
was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in

Recent Publications


Sister Coletta's Legacy Today: Hope and Faith in Fighting Cancer

Cathy Leichter has a long history of writing, including articles for magazines and co-authoring with her late husband about his journey from Nazi-occupied Austria to the United States. Her late husband's journey was an incredible one, and Cathy helped to preserve it. Cathy's writing has been a passion of hers for many years.

On God's Polishing Wheel

Kurt Leichter was born in Vienna, Austria to a Jewish-Protestant family. His family was forced to separate due to the Third Reich, and his father and grandfather secured a family in America to take him in. This is just one of the millions of stories of this horrific period in world history.