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Editor

Daphne Marie Daume, American editor. Board directors League of Women Voters, Chicago, 1970; co-president Chicago League of Women Voters, 1992-1993, president, 1993-1996. Member Association for Women in Communications, Council on Foreign Relations (Chicago).

Background

Daume, Daphne Marie was born on June 17, 1924 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Selden Bennett and Elizabeth Marie (Hixson) Daume.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1945. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Copy editor, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1948-1959;assistant editor, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1959-1964;associate editor, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1964-1973;editor, Book of Year, Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, 1973-1993;retired, 1993.

Membership

Board directors League of Women Voters, Chicago, 1970. Co-president Chicago League of Women Voters, 1992-1993, president, 1993-1996. Member Association for Women in Communications, Council on Foreign Relations (Chicago).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: needlework.

Connections

father:
Selden Bennett Daume

mother:
Elizabeth Marie (Hixson) Daume