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Alfred Elton van Vogt, Canadian author. Recipient Manuscripters Literature award 1948, Anne Radcliffe Literature award, 1968, Academy of Sciences Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films award, 1979, Jules Verne award, 1983; guest of honor 4th World Science Fiction Convention, 1946, European Science Fiction Convention, Brussels, 1978, Metz Festival, France, 1985.

Background

Vogt, Alfred Elton van was born on April 26, 1912 in Manitoba, Canada. Son of Henry and Agnes (Buhr) van Vogt. came to the United States, 1944, naturalized, 1952.

Career

Census clerk, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1931-1932;representative trade papers, Maclean Public Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1935-1939;managing director, Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, Los Angeles, 1950-1953;co-owner, Hubbard Dianetic Center, Los Angeles, 1953-1961.

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Membership

Member California Association Dianetic Auditors (president 1958-1970), International Dianetic Society (president since 1958), Authors League American, Science Fiction Writers American, Society General Semantics, Authors Guild, 200 Language Club (founder).

Connections

Married Edna Mayne Hill, May 9, 1939 (deceased January 1975). Married Lydia I. Brayman, October 6, 1979.

father:
Henry Vogt

mother:
Agnes (Buhr) Vogt

spouses:
Edna Mayne Hill

Lydia I. Brayman