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June Bingham

June Bingham, American playwright. Named Alumna of the Year, Rosemary Hall, 1976.

Background

  • Bingham, June was born on June 20, 1919 in White Plains, New York, United States. Daughter of Max J.H. and Mabel (Limburg) Rossbach.

  • Education

    • Student, Vassar College, 1938. Bachelor, Barnard College, 1940. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Lehman College, 2002.

    Career

    • Writer, editor United States Treasury, Washington, 1943-1945. Editorial assistant Washington Post, 1945-1946. Writer Tarrytown (New York ) Daily News, 1946.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Riverdale Mental Health Association, 1983-2005, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1959-1964, 83-89, Lehman College Foundation, 1983-1990, Ittleson Center for Childhood Research, 1958-1990, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, 1992-2002. Founder T.L.C.; trained liaison comforter Volunteer Program of Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, hospital ethics committee, 2003-2006. Member Authors Guild (nominating committee 1987-1990), Dramatists Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Cosmopolitan Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Theater, movies, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Jonathan B. Bingham, September 20, 1939 (deceased July 1986). Children: Sherry B. Downes, Micki B. Esselstyn (deceased 1999), Timothy, Claudia B. Meyers. Married Robert B. Birge, March 28, 1987.

      1 stepchild, Robert R.
    • father: Max J.H. Rossbach
    • mother: Mabel (Limburg) Rossbach
    • spouses: Jonathan B. Bingham
    • Robert B. Birge
    • children: Sherry B. Downes Bingham
    • Micki B. Esselstyn Bingham (deceased 1999)
    • Timothy Bingham
    • Claudia B. Meyers Bingham
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    Died August 21, 2007
    (aged 88)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Vassar College
    • 1940
      Barnard College
    • 2002
      Lehman College
    • 1943 - 1945
      Writer
      Washington, United States
    • 1945 - 1946
      editorial assistant, Washington Post
    • 1946
      writer, Tarrytown (New York ) Daily News

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