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Rose Bennett Gilbert

Rose Bennett Gilbert, American journalist. Fellow: International Furnishings and Design Association (president New York chapter 2001, educational foundation board member since 2009); member: Mary Washington College Alumni Association (vice president 1966-1967).

Background

  • Gilbert, Rose Bennett was born on July 11, 1938 in High Point, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Ellis Howard and Sadie B. (Vernon) Bennett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Mary Washington College, 1960. Postgraduate, George Washington University, 1964—1965.

    Career

    • Reporter Richmond (Virginia) News-Leader, 1960—1964. Editor 1,001 Decorating Ideas Magazine, New York City, 1973—1975. Columnist Chicago Tribune-Daily News Syndicate, 1975—1977.

      Vice president, partner Sweet & Company, New York City, 1978—1980. President Gilbert/Green Communications, 1980—1990, RBG Communications, New York City, since 1990. Associate editor Country Decorating Magazine, New York City, 1982—2007.

      Teacher Maplewood/South Orange (New Jersey) Adult School, 1975—1990. Lecturer New York School Interior Design, 1985—1988. Syndicated columnist Copley News Service, Creators Syndicate, Los Angeles, since 1988.

    Works

    • Manhattan Style
    • Apart from being a visual record of famous dwellings that depict the essence of the New York City look, from the Victorian era to the present, this book is also a history of design trends and the figures who created them.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow: International Furnishings and Design Association (president New York chapter 2001, educational foundation board member since 2009). Member: Mary Washington College Alumni Association (vice president 1966-1967).

    Connections

    • Children: Scott Randolph, Bennett J.
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    • 1960
      Mary Washington College
    • 1960 - 1964
      Reporter Richmond (Virginia) News-Leader
    • 1973 - 1975
      editor 1
    • 1975 - 1977
      columnist Chicago Tribune-Daily News Syndicate
    • 1978 - 1980
      vice president, Sweet & Company
    • 1978 - 1980
      partner, Sweet & Company
    • 1980 - 1990
      president, Gilbert/Green Communications
    • 1990
      president, Gilbert/Green Communications
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