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Richard Stanley Lewis

Richard Stanley Lewis, American author, former editor. Member Indialantic Town Council, 1980-1982, appointed deputy mayor, 1980. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow British Interplanetary Society (London); Member Authors Guild, Authors League American Clubs: National Press (Washington); Canaveral Press (Cocoa Beach, Florida) (president 1985).

Background

  • Lewis, Richard Stanley was born on January 8, 1916 in Pittsburgh. Son of S. Morton and Mary L. (Lefstein) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1937.

    Career

    • Reporter Cleveland Press, 1937-1938. Rewrite man, drama critic Indianapolis Times, 1938-1943, reporter, city editor, 1946-1949. Reporter St. Louis Star-Times, 1949-1951.

      Member staff Chicago Sun-Times, 1951-1968, science editor, 1967-1968. Managing editor Bulletin Atomic Scientists, Chicago, 1968-1970, editor, 1971-1974. Writing consultant earth science curriculum project National Science Foundation, summers 1964-1965.

    Works

    • FROM VINLAND TO MARS A Thousand Years of Exploration
    • As stated: "This book is nothing less than the history of the scientific community's attempt to explain the origin, structure and natural history of the moon from the uniformitarian-catstrophe controversy of Darwin's tme to the post-Apollo fifth Lunar Science Conference at Houston of Marh 1974".
    • High Noon for Natural Gas: The New Energy Crisis
    • Blackouts, rising gas prices, changes to the Clean Air Act, proposals to open wilderness and protected offshore areas to gas drilling, and increasing dependence on natural gas for electricity generation.
    • High Noon for Natural Gas: The New Energy Crisis
    • Blackouts, rising gas prices, changes to the Clean Air Act, proposals to open wilderness and protected offshore areas to gas drilling, and increasing dependence on natural gas for electricity generation.

    Membership

    Member Indialantic Town Council, 1980-1982, appointed deputy mayor, 1980. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow British Interplanetary Society (London).

    Member Authors Guild, Authors League American Clubs: National Press (Washington). Canaveral Press (Cocoa Beach, Florida) (president 1985).

    Connections

    • Married Louise G. Silberstein, June 8, 1938. Children: Jonathan, David.
    • father: S. Morton Lewis
    • mother: Mary L. (Lefstein) Lewis
    • spouse: Louise G. Silberstein
    • children: Jonathan Lewis
    • David Lewis
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    Born January 8, 1916
    Died November 22, 2001
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1937 - 1938
      Reporter Cleveland Press
    • 1938 - 1943
      rewrite man
    • 1946 - 1949
      rewrite man
    • 1949 - 1951
      reporter St. Louis Star-Times
    • 1951 - 1968
      member, staff Chicago Sun-Times
    • 1967 - 1968
      member, staff Chicago Sun-Times
    • 1968 - 1970
      managing editor Bulletin Atomic Scientist, s
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      managing editor Bulletin Atomic Scientist, s
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