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Richard Vliet Lindabury

Richard Vliet Lindabury, American editor, educator. Decorated chevalier de l’ordre de la Couronne (Belgium).


  • Lindabury, Richard Vliet was born on September 5, 1900 in Brernardsville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Richard Vliet and Lillie (Van Saun) Lindabury.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hill School, 1917. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1921, Master of Arts, 1923, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.


    • Instructor English department Princeton, 1922-1925, 27-29, lecturer, 1945-1946. Research, 1930-1941; with foreign nationalities branch Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945. Associate editor Colliers Encyclopedia, 1946-1950.

      Editorial writer New York Herald Tribune, 1952-1956, poetry editor, 1956-1957. Editor Proceedings New Jersey History Society, 1959-1974. Associate Professor of English, Fairleigh Dickinson College, 1961-1962.

      Secretary New Jersey Roadside Council, 1938-1942, president, 1946-1947. Executive Board Princeton Community Players, 1934-1942, 45-49, president, 1940-1941.


    • Author: A Study of Patriotism in the Elizabethan Drama, 1930.


    Member Poetry Society American (Executive Board 1959-1963, president 1963), New Jersey History Society (2d vice president 1959-1974), Archaeol. Society Princeton (president 1959-1962), History Society Princeton (vice president 1960-1974), Society Colonial Wars New Jersey (lieutenant governor 1965-1974), Shakespeare Society Philadelphia, St. Nicholas Society, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Alice Ballantine Young, May 20, 1927. Children: Alice Van Saun (Mistress Alan Peter Carter), Margaret Boyd (Mistress Philip Cooper, Junior.
    • father: Richard Vliet Lindabury
    • mother: Lillie (Van Saun) Lindabury
    • spouse: Alice Ballantine Young
    • children: Alice Van Saun Lindabury (Mistress Alan Peter Carter)
    • Margaret Boyd (Mistress Philip Cooper Lindabury
    • Jr Lindabury
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    Born September 5, 1900
    Died February 4, 1975
    (aged 74)