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Bernard Emerson Kaapcke

Bernard Emerson Kaapcke was American editor. Recipient Silver Anvil award Public Relations Society of America, 1971, Writing award American Association Industrial Editors, 1970, Graphic Arts award Printing Industries American, 1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member International Association Business Communicators (Traffic Safety award, Gold Quill award for writing).

Background

  • Kaapcke, Bernard Emerson was born on November 16, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Ernest Herman and Ophelia Bohannon (Jones) Kaapcke.

  • Education

    • Student, Columbia, 1950. Student, University California, Berkeley, 1953. Bachelor, University Washington, 1952.

    Career

    • Newsman U.P., Seattle, San Francisco, 1951-1953. Information specialist Navy Department, Port Hueneme, California, 1954-1955. Writer-editor Kaiser Companies, Oakland, 1955-1956, American Gas Association, New York City, 1956-1963.

      Copywriter David Altman Advertising, 1964-1965. Editor, writer Insurance Information Institute, 1965-1985, director publications, 1972-1985. Fiction writer and editor, New York City, 1946-1950.

      Teacher short story writing Scott Meredith School for Writers, 1949.

    Works

    • Author: Report on Tomorrow, 1970. Editor: Journal of Ins, 1967-1982. Contributor fiction stories and articles to national publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member International Association Business Communicators (Traffic Safety award, Gold Quill award for writing). Clubs: Seaford Tennis, Amityville Choral Society.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Schiller, July 29, 1960. Children: David Michael, Karen Maya.
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    Born November 16, 1920
    Died February 16, 2004
    (aged 83)
    • 1950
      Columbia
    • 1953
      University California
    • 1952
      University Washington
    • 1951 - 1953
      Newsman U.P.
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1954 - 1955
      information specialist, Navy Department
      Port Hueneme, California, United States
    • 1955 - 1956
      writer, -editor Kaiser Companies
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 1956 - 1963
      writer, -editor Kaiser Companies
    • 1964 - 1965
      copywriter, David Altman Advertising
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