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Grace Heilman Stimson

Grace Heilman Stimson, American editor. Wilson College Alumnae fellow, 1935-1938, Moorefellow University Pennsylvania, 1938-1939; recipient scholarship University Pennsylvania, 1936-1937, prize American History Association, 1955. Precinct worker Adlai Stevenson, Democratic party, 1952. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Stimson, Grace Heilman was born on December 25, 1907 in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Edgar James and Mary Alice (Bechtold) Heilman.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1929. Master of Arts in History, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1949.

    Career

    • Teacher mathematics Linden Hall, Lititz, Pennsylvania, 1929-1935. Library History Society Delaware, Wilmington, 1940-1942. Research assistant Haynes Foundation, Los Angeles, 1946-1953.

      Research assistant, free-lance editor Bureau Business and Economic Research, University of California at Los Angeles, 1953-1954. Associate editor University California Press, University of California at Los Angeles Office, 1954-1973. Free-lance editor University California Press and University Washington Press, Seattle, from 1973.

    Works

    • Editor: Calendar of Joel R. Poinsett Papers, 1941. Co-author: Production Cost Trends in Selected Industrial Areas, 1948. Author: Rise of Labor Movement in Los Angeles, 1955.

    Membership

    Precinct worker Adlai Stevenson, Democratic party, 1952. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Claude William Stimson, February 7, 1953 (deceased June 1973).
    • father: Edgar James Heilman
    • mother: Mary Alice (Bechtold) Heilman
    • spouse: Claude William Stimson
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    Born December 25, 1907
    Died March 6, 2004
    (aged 96)
    Nationality
    • 1929
      Wilson College
    • 1937
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1949
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1929 - 1935
      Teacher, mathematics Linden Hall
      Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1940 - 1942
      library History Society Delaware
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1946 - 1953
      research assistant, Haynes Foundation
    • 1953 - 1954
      research assistant, Research
    • 1953 - 1954
      free-lance editor Bureau Business and Economic, Research
    • 1954 - 1973
      associate, editor University California Press
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