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B. Jean Strong Edit Profile

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B. Jean Strong, American writer, publisher, consultant. Recipient Outstanding Senior Woman of Year award Mortar Board/Omicron Delta Kappa, 1949. Member center committee, precinct organizer Linn County Representatives, Cedar Rapids, 1964-1968; youth chair Linn County American Red Cross, 1968-1969; chairman residence committee Young Women’s Christian Association, Cedar Rapids, 1968.

Background

Strong, B. Jean was born on July 19, 1925 in Marion, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Walter Benjamin and Thelma Iris (Oliver) Strong.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Iowa, 1951.

Career

Editor, manager Center Point (Iowa) Weekly, 1949-1950. Feature writer, photographer The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1951-1954. Reporter, researcher Time Inc./Life and Fortune magazines, New York City, 1954-1962.

Freelance writer, public Cedar Rapids, 1962-1971. Associate editor books division Farm Journal, Philadelphia, 1971-1972. Instructor newswriting Temple University, 1973.

Project director United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1973-1975. Researcher, media manager Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1978-1986. Writer public self-employed, Arkansas, since 1990.

Consultant Mae Farm, Fayetteville, Arkansas, since 2009, chairman, since 2010.

Membership

Member center committee, precinct organizer Linn County Representatives, Cedar Rapids, 1964-1968. Youth chair Linn County American Red Cross, 1968-1969. Chairman residence committee Young Women’s Christian Association, Cedar Rapids, 1968.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, photography.

Connections

father:
Walter Benjamin Strong

mother:
Thelma Iris (Oliver) Strong