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Elizabeth Honness McKaughan

Elizabeth Honness McKaughan, American author. Recipient Distin. Achievement award Skidmore College, 1987. Member Women's Auxiliary Medical College Hospital, Meals on Wheels (driver 1978-1981). Member Skidmore College Alumna (50th Anniversary award 1972, trustee 1937-1944).

Background

  • McKaughan, Elizabeth Honness was born on June 29, 1904 in Boonton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of George Gill and Mary Van Syckel (Leigh) Honness.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Skidmore College, 1926.

    Career

    • Personal book service Charles Scribners Sons, New York City, 1926-1927. Copywriter The MacMillian Company, 1928-1932, The Century Company, New York City, 1932-1934. Managing editor The American Girl Magazine, 1934-1942.

      Publicity writer The Shelton Looms, 1934.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Women's Auxiliary Medical College Hospital, Meals on Wheels (driver 1978-1981). Member Skidmore College Alumna (50th Anniversary award 1972, trustee 1937-1944).

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting.

    Connections

    • Married Jesse Alfred McKaughan, September 25, 1936 (deceased 1966). 1 child, Mary Elizabeth.
    • father: George Gill Honness
    • mother: Mary Van Syckel (Leigh) Honness
    • spouse: Jesse Alfred McKaughan
    • child: Mary Elizabeth McKaughan
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    Died August 12, 2003
    (aged 99)
    Nationality
    • 1926
      Skidmore College
    • 1926 - 1927
      Personal book service Charles Scribners Sons
    • 1928 - 1932
      copywriter, The MacMillian Company
    • 1932 - 1934
      copywriter, The MacMillian Company
    • 1934 - 1942
      managing editor The American Girl Magazine
    • 1934
      publicity writer, The Shelton Looms

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