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Mimi Handler

Mimi Handler, American editor, writer.

Background

  • Handler, Mimi was born on September 16, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Eli and Josephine (Bronstein) Richman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1956.

    Career

    • Staff correspondent Ladies' Home Journal, Philadelphia, 1956-1959. Secretary law journal. Emory University, Atlanta, 1970-1971.

      Free-lance court reporter, 1971-1973. Projects editor Early American Life, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1979-1980, managing editor, 1980-1988, senior editor, 1988-1990. Editor New England, 1990-1993.

      Editor in chief Early American Life, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1993. Speaker Old Sturbridge Village conference, 1986, 87, Strawbery Banke Antiques Symposium, 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Connections

    • Married Jack G. Handler, June 11, 1956 (divorced 1981). Children– Jessica, Susannah, Sarah.
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    Born September 16, 1934
    • 1956
      Brandeis University
    • 1956 - 1959
      Staff correspondent Ladies' Home Journal
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      secretary, law journalist Emory University
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1971 - 1973
      free-lance court reporter
    • 1979 - 1980
      projects editor Early American Life
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1980 - 1988
      projects editor Early American Life
    • 1990 - 1993
      editor New England
    • 1993
      editor in chief Early American Life
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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