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Public relations executive , writer

Barbara Perry Lawton, American writer, public relations executive. Accredited public relations counselor. member Kirkwood Planning and Zoning Commission, 1986-1992; president Kirkwood History Society, 1988-1990; trustee Clifford Gaylord Foundation, St. Louis, since 1987. Member Garden Writers Association American (president 1991), St. Louis Press Club (board directors).

Background

Lawton, Barbara Perry was born on August 26, 1930 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1952.

Career

Manager publications Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, 1967-1972. Public relations agent various companies, 1972-1984. Principal Lawton & Associates, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Accredited public relations counselor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Improving Your Soil. Organic Gardener's Basics. Editor Missouri Arts Council, 1990-1991.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Kirkwood Planning and Zoning Commission, 1986-1992. President Kirkwood History Society, 1988-1990. Trustee Clifford Gaylord Foundation, St. Louis, since 1987.

Member Garden Writers Association American (president 1991), St. Louis Press Club (board directors).

Connections

Daughter of Kenneth W. and Elizabeth (McGovern) Perry. Divorced; children: William C., Cynthia P., Mark R. (deceased).

father:
Kenneth W. Perry

mother:
Elizabeth (McGovern) Perry

child:
William C. Lawton

child:
Cynthia P. Lawton

child:
Mark R. Lawton (deceased)