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Alden Todd, American writer, editor. Board directors Friends of the Library., Anchorage; active Anchorage Library. Advisory Board; Corporal United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Society Journalists & Authors, 101st Airborne Division Association, Alaska Society Mayflower Descendant (treasurer 1997-1998), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Todd, Alden was born on January 12, 1918 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Laurence and Constance Davis (Leupp) Todd.

Education

Diploma, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1935. Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1939.

Career

Teacher Friends School, Wilmington, Delaware, 1940-1942. Outside machinist Sun Shipbuilding Company, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1942-1943. News reporter Federated Press, Washington, 1946-1950, 55-56.

Freelance writer Washington and New York City, 1956-1967. Editor, publications director Deloitte Haskins & Sells, New York City, 1968-1983. Adjunct professor New York University, New York City, 1966-1986.

Lecturer, New York City and Los Angeles, 1970-1982.

Works

Membership

Board directors Friends of the Library., Anchorage. Active Anchorage Library. Advisory Board; Corporal United States Army, 1943-1946.

Member American Society Journalists & Authors, 101st Airborne Division Association, Alaska Society Mayflower Descendant (treasurer 1997-1998), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Research and research methods, correspondence.

Connections

Married Jean Goldman, April 20, 1941 (deceased March 1988). Children: Paul, Philip.

father:
Laurence Todd

mother:
Constance Davis (Leupp) Todd

spouse:
Jean Goldman

children:
Paul Todd

Philip Todd