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Editor , Marketing and public relations executive

Barbara Curtis Knapp, American marketing and public relations executive, editor. Member of Laurels, Cardinal Key, Women Communications, Inc., American Women Radio & television (president Dayton chapter 1987-1988), Alpha Psi Omega.

Background

Knapp, Barbara Curtis was born on November 1, 1933 in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Earle Edwin and Elizabet Boyd (Knox) Curtis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, 1955.

Career

Assistant director company history project McGraw-Hill Public Company, New York City, 1955—1957. Secretary, director law school development University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1957—1959. Docent coordinator Cincinnati Art Museum, 1974—1975.

Director public relations & marketing Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Ohio, 1979—1990. Retired, 1990; director Dayton Philharmonic Women's Association, 1976—1989. Editor, writer Rhythm & News, 1980.

Book reviewer Dayton Daily News. Associate; board directors Dayton Art Institute, 1983—1988, Junior League Cincinnati, 1972—1974, New Neighbors League Dayton, 1976. Council member Junior League Philadelphia, 1969—1971.

Membership

Member of Laurels, Cardinal Key, Women Communications, Inc., American Women Radio & television (president Dayton chapter 1987-1988), Alpha Psi Omega.

Connections

Married Peter Osborn Knapp, June 11, 1957. Children: Curtis Merriam, Elizabeth Evelyn.

father:
Earle Edwin Curtis

mother:
Elizabet Boyd (Knox) Curtis

spouse:
Peter Osborn Knapp

child:
Curtis Merriam Knapp

child:
Elizabeth Evelyn Knapp