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Betty Johnston, American writer. Member Friends of Fallbrook Library., Fallbrook History Society, Angel Society.

Background

Johnston, Betty was born on September 19, 1925 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Blaine and Mary Augusta (Schmidt) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor, University Arizona, 1947.

Career

Copywriter, Radio Station KOPO, Tucson, 1947-1949;copywriter, Radio Station KOPO, San Francisco, 1949-1950;sales copy writer, Station K60-television, San Francisco, 1950-1952;director advertising and publicity, Paramount Picture Theatres Corporation, Los Angeles, 1952-1957;writer, office manager, casting director, Flagg Films, Los Angeles, 1957-1962;lifestyle editor, Laguna Beach (California) News Post, 1967-1970;reporter, editor, The Vista (California) Press, 1970-1986;village life editor, The Enterprise, Fallbrook, California, 1986-1991;editor, The Enterprise, Fallbrook, California, 1996;zone editor, North Carolina Times, San Diego, 1995-1996;writer, columnist, North County Times, since 1996.

Membership

Member Friends of Fallbrook Library., Fallbrook History Society, Angel Society.

Connections

Married Engineer of Mines Johnston, March 18, 1956. Stepchildren: Jess, Mark.

father:
Robert Blaine Anderson

mother:
Mary Augusta (Schmidt) Anderson

spouse:
Engineer of Mines Johnston

children:
Jess Johnston

Mark Johnston