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Jane Dalton Weinberger

Jane Dalton Weinberger, American writer. Reg. nurse California. Recipient Service to Humanity award, Alpha chapter Chi Eta Phi, 1974, Deborah Morton award, Westbrook (Maine) College, 1992.


  • Weinberger, Jane Dalton was born on March 29, 1919 in Maine, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, University Maine, 1938. Student, University Maine, 1941. Bachelor of science in nursing, Somerville Hospital School Nursing, 1940.

      Postgraduate, Boston University, 1941.


    • Volunteer St. Luke's Hospital, San Francisco, 1947-1977. Owner, editor, author Windswept House Publications, Mount Desert, Maine, from 1984. Retired, from 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Reg. nurse California.


    • Author: (Children's Books) The Little Ones, Lemon Drop, Tabitha Jones, Wee Peter Puffin, Fanny and Sarah, Cory the Cormorant, That's What Counts, VIM: A Very Important Mouse, 1984, Mistress Witherspoon's Eagles, As Ever: A Selection of Letters from the Voluminous Correspondence of Jane Weinberger, 1970-1990, 1991, Canned Plums and Other Vissitudes of Life, Experience the Journey, 2003.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board Trustees National Symphony Association, Capitol Children's Museum, 1970-1985. Board directors Folger Shakespeare Library., chairman 1981-1986. Founding member New Globe Theatre, London, 1999.

    Board vols. District of Columbia General Hospital, 1970-1975, honorary board member. Board directors Jackson Laboratory (Cancer Research Institute), member International Council Jackson Laboratory. Member women's committee Washington Performing Arts Society.

    Sponsor The International Hospitality Society, Washington, 1970-1985, other volunteer organizations. Republican committees campaign manager, San Francisco, 1964-1968. 2nd lieutenant United States Army Nurse Corps, 1942-1943, PTO. Member Maine Media Women, National News Women, Maine Writers and Publications Alliance, Junior Army Navy Guild (honorary), Society of Sponsors United States Navy, The Century Club of California, Congressional Club (Washington), Pal's Club, (Sacramento,California).



    Cooking, gardening, swimming, boating, collecting glass paperweights, minature porcelain boxes.


    • Married Caspar Willard Weinberger, August 16, 1942 (deceased March 28, 2006). Children: Caspar Willard, Arlin Weinberger.
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    Born March 29, 1919
    Died July 12, 2009
    (aged 90)
    • 1938
      University Maine
    • 1941
      University Maine
    • 1940
      Somerville Hospital School Nursing
    • 1941
      Boston University
    • 1947 - 1977
      Volunteer St. Luke's Hospital
      San Francisco, California, United States