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Blanche Gurka Kozak

Blanche Gurka Kozak, American publishing company executive.

Background

  • Kozak, Blanche Gurka was born on January 31, 1920 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Bronislaw Peter and Agatha (Kmiec) Gurka.

  • Education

    • Student, Lawrence Academy, 1938. Student, University Texas, Austin, 1945.

    Career

    • Map drafter United States Army Corps Engineers, San Antonio, 1945-1947. Inspector Western Electric Company, Lawrence, 1953-1959. Author children's books, owner PictoGraphic Public, Methuen, Massachusetts, since 1975.

      Lecturer in field.

    Works

    • Author, public children's books: Nursery School Rhymes, 1975. Summer Fun, 1980, A Rewarding Game, 1981, Fond Memories, 1982, Merry Christmas, 1983, When Circus is In Town, 1984, Safari, 1985, Fiesta Fantasy, 1986, Scary Dream, 1987, Happy Childhood, 1988, Camp Mayanuk, 1989, Bells, 1990, numerous others.

    Connections

    • Married Joseph John Kozak, June 15, 1941. 1 child, Kenneth Earl.
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    • 1938
      Lawrence Academy
    • 1945
      University Texas
    • 1945 - 1947
      Map drafter United States Army Corps Engineer, s
      San Antonio, Texas, United States
    • 1953 - 1959
      inspector Western Electric Company
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1975
      author, children's books
      Methuen, Massachusetts, United States