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Jane Dealy Wirsig

Jane Dealy Wirsig, American writer, editor. Member, executive board George Washington Council Boy Scouts America, 1976—1980; Member of Greater Princeton Chamber of Commerce (director 1974-1981, vice president 1976-1980, president 1980), American Association Higher Education, Vassar Club (vice president, central New Jersey 1955-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Wirsig, Jane Dealy was born on August 22, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of James Bond and Anna B. (McQuillen) Dealy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vassar College, 1941. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1942.

    Career

    • Network radio newswriter Columbia Broadcasting System, 1942—1943. Freelance writer, articles & short stories to various magazines, since 1942. Editor Vassar Alumnae Magazine, 1952—1953, Wirsig, Gordon & O'Connor Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, 1956—1958.

      Editor, rewriter Companion in Paris, Woman's Home Companion, 1953—1956. Editorial consultant Educational Testing Service, Princeton, 1957—1960, director, publications, 1960—1970, executive director, information services & publications, 1971—1974, secretary corporation, 1974—1980.

    Membership

    Member, executive board George Washington Council Boy Scouts America, 1976—1980. Member of Greater Princeton Chamber of Commerce (director 1974-1981, vice president 1976-1980, president 1980), American Association Higher Education, Vassar Club (vice president, central New Jersey 1955-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Woodrow Wirsig, December 11, 1942. Children: Alan Robert, Guy Rodney, Paul Harold.
    • father: James Bond Dealy
    • mother: Anna B. (McQuillen) Dealy
    • spouse: Woodrow Wirsig
    • children: Alan Robert Wirsig
    • Guy Rodney Wirsig
    • Paul Harold Wirsig
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    Nationality
    • 1941
      Vassar College
    • 1942
      Columbia University
    • 1942 - 1943
      Network, radio newswriter Columbia Broadcasting System
    • 1942
      freelance writer
    • 1952 - 1953
      editor Vassar Alumnae Magazine
    • 1956 - 1958
      editor Vassar Alumnae Magazine
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1957 - 1960
      editorial consultant, Educational Testing Service
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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