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Clement David Hellyer, American writer. Recipient Maria Moors Cabot award Columbia, 1959; 1st prize editorial competition Radio and television News Directors Association, 1968. Board directors Smart Growth Aiken; Aiken History Foundation, 2001; Rotary, 2001.


Hellyer, Clement David was born on August 15, 1914 in Glendale, California, United States. Son of Clement David and Frances Edna (Dodge) Hellyer.


Bachelor of Arts, Principia College, 1936;Master of Science, Columbia, 1938;Beaumont fellow, U. Florida, 1950-1952.


Newspaper reporter, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1939-1941;public relations director, San Diego Chamber of Commerce, 1941-1943;civilian aerial navigator, United States Navy, 1943-1945;professor.journalism, San Diego State College, 1947-1949;director, Centro Cultural Costarricense-Norteamericano, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1949-1950;assistant director, School Inter-American Studies, U. Florida, 1950-1952;visiting lecturer United States journalism, Department State program leaders and specialists exchange, Latin American countries, 1952;Latin-American editor, San Diego Union, 1953-1960;freelance writer, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1960-1964;United States delegate, Jose Toribio Medina Centenary, Santiago, Chile, 1952;editor, public, South Pacific Mail, Santiago, 1964-1966;editorial director, radio-television station KOGO, San Diego, 1966-1969;university editor, public affairs officer, University of California, San Diego, 1969-1974;owner, Five Quail Books, 1978-1995;owner, Bee Creek Books, since 1995.


Board directors Smart Growth Aiken. Aiken History Foundation, 2001. Rotary, 2001.


Married Gertrude Gloria Phillips, September 8, 1939. Children: Gloria Penrose, David Phillips, John Christian.

Clement David Hellyer

Frances Edna (Dodge) Hellyer

Gertrude Gloria Phillips

Gloria Penrose Hellyer

David Phillips Hellyer

John Christian Hellyer