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Melanie Sophia Pflaum

Melanie Sophia Pflaum, American writer, professor. Member Society Woman Geographers, Association of University Professors, Arts Club (Chicago).

Background

  • Pflaum, Melanie Sophia was born on April 12, 1909 in St. Louis. Daughter of Edward David and Judith (Weill) Loewenthal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1929. Post doctoral, Sorbonne, Paris, 1929. Post doctoral, University London.

      Post doctoral, University College.

    Career

    • Editor American Medical Association, Chicago, 1930-1933. Foreign correspondent Newspaper Editorial Association, Europe, 1933-1939. Chief bureau div. board economic warfare Board Economic Warfare, Washington, 1942-1944.

      Professor of English Literature Interamerican University, San German, Puerto Rico, 1956-1963. Visiting lecturer Silliman University, Philippines, 1963. Lecturer in creative writing Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1955.

    Works

    • Author: Bolero, 1958, Windfall, 1960, The Insiders, 1962, The Gentle Tyrants, 1965, Ready by Wednesday, 1967, Safari, 1973, 81, The Old Girls, 1975, 85, The Maine Remembered, 1977, Lili, 1980, The Second Conquest, 1969, 82, A Walkon Part, 1986, Costa Brava, 1971, Shadow of Doubt, 1987. Contributor articles to publications.

    Connections

    • Married Irving Peter Pflaum, February 11, 1930 (deceased April 1985). Children: John, Peter, Thomas.
    • father: Edward David Loewenthal
    • mother: Judith (Weill) Loewenthal
    • spouse: Irving Peter Pflaum
    • children: John Pflaum
    • Peter Pflaum
    • Thomas Pflaum
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    Born April 12, 1909
    Nationality
    • 1929
      University Chicago
    • 1929
      Sorbonne
    • 1930 - 1933
      Editor American Medical Association
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1933 - 1939
      foreign correspondent Newspaper Editorial Association
      Europe
    • 1942 - 1944
      chief bureau division board economic, warfare Board Economic Warfare
      Washington, United States
    • 1955
      lecturer, in creative writing Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
    • 1956 - 1963
      professor, of English Literature Interamerican University
      San German, Puerto Rico
    • 1963
      visiting lecturer, Silliman University
      Philippines
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