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Jane Virginia Olson

Jane Virginia Olson, American editor. Member Peabody Museum Associates; Fellow Saybrook College, Yale University; Member League Women Voters, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Olson, Jane Virginia was born on December 14, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Oscar Wilford and Mary (Bowles) Olson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University New Mexico, 1939.

    Career

    • Copy editor Atlantic Monthly magazine, Boston, 1942-1946. Copy editor Vogue magazine, New York City, 1946-1949. Technical editor Illinois Geological Survey, Urbana, 1949-1955.

      Science and social science editor Yale University Press, New Haven, 1958-1969. Editor American Scientist magazine, 1969-1980, senior consultant editor, 1981.

    Membership

    Member Peabody Museum Associates. Fellow Saybrook College, Yale University. Member League Women Voters, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married William M. Gooden, February 16, 1955 (divorced 1957).
    • father: Oscar Wilford Olson
    • mother: Mary (Bowles) Olson
    • spouse: William M. Gooden
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    Born December 14, 1916
    Died March 6, 2006
    (aged 89)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      University New Mexico
    • 1942 - 1946
      Copy editor Atlantic Monthly magazine
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1946 - 1949
      copy editor Vogue magazine
    • 1949 - 1955
      technical editor Illinois Geological Survey
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1958 - 1969
      science and social science editor Yale University Press
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States