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Walter Seager Seager Sullivan

Walter Seager Sullivan, American editor, author. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946, PTO. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Arctic Institute North America; member American Geography Society (Daly medal 1973).

Background

  • Sullivan, Walter Seager was born on January 12, 1918 in New York City. Son of Walter Seager and Jeanet E. (Loomis) Sullivan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1940. H.L.D., Yale University, 1969. H.L.D., Newark College Engineering, 1973.

      Doctor of Science, Hofstra University, 1974. Doctor of Science, Ohio State University, 1977. Doctor of Science, University Alabama, 1987.

      Doctor of Science, Muhlenberg College, 1987.

    Career

    • Member staff New York Times, 1940-1987, foreign correspondent Far East, 1948-1950, United Nations correspondent, 1951-1952, foreign correspondent, Germany, 1952-1956, chief science writer, 1960-1962, science news editor, 1962-1963, science editor, 1964-1987.

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    Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946, PTO. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Arctic Institute North America. Member American Geography Society (Daly medal 1973).

    Personality

    Interests

    Chamber music.

    Connections

    • Married Mary E. Barrett, August 17, 1950. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Catherine Ellinwood, Theodore Loomis.
    • father: Walter Seager Sullivan
    • mother: Jeanet E. (Loomis) Sullivan
    • spouse: Mary E. Barrett
    • children: Elizabeth Anne Sullivan
    • Catherine Ellinwood Sullivan
    • Theodore Loomis Sullivan
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    Born January 12, 1918
    Died March 19, 1996
    (aged 78)
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    • 1940
      Yale University
    • 1969
      Yale University
    • 1973
      Newark College Engineering
    • 1974
      Hofstra University
    • 1977
      Ohio State University
    • 1987
      University Alabama
    • 1987
      Muhlenberg College
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      Member, staff New York Times
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      Member, staff New York Times
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      Member, staff New York Times
      Germany
    • 1962 - 1963
      Member, staff New York Times
    • 1964 - 1987
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      • Author: Quest for a Continent, 1957, White Land of Adventure, 1957, Assault on the Unknown, 1961, We Are Not Alone, 1964, review edition 1993 (international Non-Fiction Book prize 1965), Continents in Motion, 1974, review edition 1991, Black Holes, The Edge of Space, The End of Time, 1979, Landprints, 1984. Co-author: The New York Times Guide to the Return of Halley's Comet, 1985. Editor: America's Race for the Moon, 1962.
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