logo logo

Robert Verner Ormes

Robert Verner Ormes, American editor. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Council Biology Editor, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

  • Ormes, Robert Verner was born on September 10, 1921 in New York City. Son of Ferguson Reddie and Mabrie (Verner) Ormes.

  • Education

    • AB, Wabash College, 1943. Postgraduate, Columbia University.

    Career

    • Instructor Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1947-1949. Technical writer Cushing & Nevell, New York City, 1954. Editorial assistant Science journal.

      American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, 1954-1957, assistant editor, 1957-1960, managing editor, 1961-1981, associate public, 1981-1984.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Council Biology Editor, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ann Otto, September 2, 1950. Children: Julia C. Ormes Robinson, Carolyn V. Ormes Kollur, Margaret F.
    See on larger map
    Born September 10, 1921
    Died May 21, 1984
    (aged 62)
    • 1943
      Wabash College
    • 1947 - 1949
      Instructor, Wabash College
      Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
    • 1954 - 1957
      editorial assistant, Science journalist American Association for the Advancement of Science
      Washington, United States
    • 1954
      technical writer, Cushing & Nevell
    • 1961 - 1981
      editorial assistant, Science journalist American Association for the Advancement of Science