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Sara Margaret Sheppard Landis

Sara Margaret Sheppard Landis, American editorial consultant. Member St. George Episcopalian Church; Member English Speaking Union (head book discussion group 1989-1992), Friends Ephiphany chapter New York Public Library, United Daughters Confederacy, Squadron A Club.

Background

  • Landis, Sara Margaret Sheppard was born on May 20, 1920 in Badin, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Coates and Ouida (Watson) Sheppard.

  • Education

    • Student, Flora MacDonald College Women, 1938. Student, Rice Business College, 1939. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University North Carolina, 1942.

    Career

    • Editorial assistant Redbook Magazine, New York City, 1942-1943. With Doubleday and Company, 1944-1946, Eagle Pencil Company, New York City, 1953-1954. Manager personnel Workman Service, 1955-1956, Clay Adams Company, New York City, 1957-1958.

      Job analyst Bigelow Carpet Company, 1959-1960. Assistant to guidance director Childrens Village, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1960-1961. Director promotions, advertising Oceans Publications, 1961-1966.

      Manager promotions Reinhold Public Company, New York City, 1967-1968, Watson Guptil Public Company, New York City, 1968, Chilton Book Company, Philadelphia, 1968-1969. Consultant editorial, promotions Sheppard-Landis Ink, New York City, from 1969. Consultant Parker, Rebel Without Rights, Millbrook, 1996, George Washington Series, Millbrook, Alexander Hamilton, 1996-1998.

    Membership

    Member St. George Episcopalian Church. Member English Speaking Union (head book discussion group 1989-1992), Friends Ephiphany chapter New York Public Library, United Daughters Confederacy, Squadron A Club.

    Connections

    • Married Williard Griffith Landis, December 7, 1945. Children: Susan Sheppard, Timothy Joseph, Margaret Carol.
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    Died June 24, 2006
    (aged 86)
    • 1938
      Flora MacDonald College Women
    • 1939
      Rice Business College
    • 1942
      University North Carolina
    • 1942 - 1943
      Editorial assistant, Redbook Magazine
    • 1944 - 1946
      with Doubleday and Company
    • 1953 - 1954
      with Doubleday and Company
    • 1955 - 1956
      manager, personnel Workman Service
    • 1957 - 1958
      manager, personnel Workman Service
    • 1959 - 1960
      job analyst, Bigelow Carpet Company
    • 1960 - 1961
      assistant, to guidance director Childrens Village
      Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States
    • 1961 - 1966
      director, promotions
    • 1967 - 1968
      manager, promotions Reinhold Public Company
    • 1968 - 1969
      manager, promotions Reinhold Public Company
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968
      manager, promotions Reinhold Public Company
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