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William Otto Foss

William Otto Foss, American writer. Member of United States Naval Institute, Authors Guild, Sons of Norway (Third's District Leif Erickson award 2007).

Background

  • Foss, William Otto was born on October 2, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hans Foss and Alma Josephine Sandstrom.

  • Education

    • Graduated from high school, Milton, Massachusetts.

    Career

    • Translate Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1947—1951. Associate editor Navy Times, 1951—1960. Writer Beltsville, Maryland, 1960—1962.

      Writer, editor United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1962—1967. Public information specialist United States Army Reserve Officers Training Corps Directorate, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1967—1973. Chief yeoman United States Navy, 1937-1947.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of United States Naval Institute, Authors Guild, Sons of Norway (Third's District Leif Erickson award 2007).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Wilma Fehrs-Foss, June 3, 2000. Married Dulcie Elaine Daffer, November 1, 1941 (deceased December 23, 1991).
    • father: Hans Foss
    • mother: Alma Josephine Sandstrom
    • spouses: Wilma Fehrs-Foss
    • Dulcie Elaine Daffer
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    Nationality
    • 1947 - 1951
      Translate Central Intelligence Agency
      Washington, United States
    • 1951 - 1960
      associate, editor Navy Times
    • 1960 - 1962
      writer, Beltsville
      Maryland, United States
    • 1962 - 1967
      writer
      Washington, United States
    • 1967 - 1973
      public information specialist, United States Army Reserve Officers Training Corps Directorate
      Fort Monroe, Virginia, United States