logo logo

Ivy Gordon Edmonds

Ivy Gordon Edmonds was American writer. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medals, Bronze Star. With United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945, United States Air Force, 1946-1963.

Background

  • Edmonds, Ivy Gordon was born on February 15, 1917 in Frost, Texas, United States. Son of Ivy Gordon and Delia Louella (Shumate) Edmonds.

  • Education

    • Student public schools.

    Career

    • Public relations manager Northrop Corporation, Anaheim, California, 1968-1979, industrial editor, Hawthorne, California, 1979-1986.

    Works

    • Ooka the Wise: Tales of Old Japan
    • A collection of seventeen folktales about the legendary Japanese judge Ooka, whose ingenuity and desire for justice help him solve knotty problems in inventive ways.
    • The Mysteries of Troy
    • Discusses the history, literature and legends, archaeology, and art of this ancient Turkish city, scene of much of Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey.

    Membership

    With United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945, United States Air Force, 1946-1963.

    Connections

    • Married Reiko Mimura, July 12, 1956. 1 daughter, Annette.
    • father: Ivy Gordon Edmonds
    • mother: Delia Louella (Shumate) Edmonds
    • spouse: Reiko Mimura
    See on larger map
    Born February 15, 1917
    Died December 31, 2007
    (aged 90)
    Nationality

    Award