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Kenneth Norman Anderson

Kenneth Norman Anderson was American magazine editor, author.

Background

  • Anderson, Kenneth Norman was born on July 10, 1921 in Omaha. Son of Duncan McDonald and Letitia Jane (Steed) Anderson.

  • Education

    • Student, University Omaha, 1941. Student, Oregon State College, 1944. Student, Stanford University, 1945.

      Student, Northwestern University College Medicine, 1946. Student, University Chicago, 1960.

    Career

    • With United States Army Finance Office, Nebraska and Montana, 1941-1942. Engineering aid United States Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha, 1946. News editor Radio Station KOIL, 1946-1947.

      Bureau manager International News Service, 1947-1956, Kansas City, Missouri, 1947-1956. Special features editor Better Homes and Garden magazine, 1956-1957. Associate editor Popular Mechanics magazine, 1957-1959.

      Editor Today's Health magazine, public by American Medical Association, Chicago, 1959-1965, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1965-1970. Executive director Coffee Information Institute, 1970-1981. President Publications Editorial Services, Inc., Katonah, New York, 1981-1990, The Editorial Guild, Inc., Katonah, 1981-1990.

      Lecturer magazine writing New School Social Research, 1959, New York University, 1960, Omaha University, 1961, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1964. Consultant medical editor Ferguson Public Company, 1971-1976.

    Works

    • The International Menu Speller
    • Convenient resource providing handy lists of culinary and nutritional terms, including names of dishes from many cuisines, names of ingredients, sauces, seasonings and other words used frequently in menu writing.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Elaine Harmon, January 12, 1945. Children: Eric Stephen, Randi Laine, Jani Jill, Douglas Duncan.
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    Born July 10, 1921
    Died February 23, 2001
    (aged 79)
    • 1941
      University Omaha
    • 1944
      Oregon State College
    • 1945
      Stanford University
    • 1946
      Northwestern University College Medicine
    • 1960
      University Chicago
    • 1941 - 1942
      With United States Army Finance Office
    • 1946
      engineer, engineering aid United States Army C.E.
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      news editor Radio Station KOIL
    • 1947 - 1956
      bureau manager, International News Service
      Missouri, United States
    • 1947 - 1956
      bureau manager, International News Service
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1956 - 1957
      special features editor Better Homes and Garden magazine
    • 1957 - 1959
      associate, editor Popular Mechanics magazine
    • 1959 - 1965
      editor Today's Health magazine
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1965 - 1970
      editor Today's Health magazine
      Holt, Michigan, United States
    • 1970 - 1981
      executive, director Coffee Information Institute
    • 1981 - 1990
      president, Publications Editorial Services
      Katonah, New York, United States
    • 1981 - 1990
      president, Publications Editorial Services
      Katonah, New York, United States
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