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David John Eicher

editor

David John Eicher, American editor. Recipient Herschel award Western Amateur Astronomers, Los Angeles, 1987, Lone Stargazer award Texas Star Party, Fort Davis, 1987, Asteroid 3617 Eicher, International Astronomical Union, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990.

Background

Eicher, David John was born on August 7, 1961 in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Son of John Harold and Susan Ann (Arne) Eicher.

Education

Student, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1979-1982.

Career

Founder, editor, Deep Sky Monthly, Inc., Oxford, 1977-1982;editor-in-chief Deep Sky magazine, AstroMedia Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1992;assistant editor Astronomy magazine, AstroMedia Corporation, Milwaukee, 1982-1989;associate editor Astronomy magazine, Kalmbach Public Company, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1990-1996;astronomy books editor, Kalmbach Public Company, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 1991-1996;senior editor, Astronomy Magazine, 1996;managing editor, Astronomy Magazine, since 1996.

Works

Membership

Member Milwaukee Astronomical Society, Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, Abraham Lincoln Association, United States Grant Association, Milwaukee Civil War Round Table (executive committee since 1995), Waukesha Civil War Club (president 1992-1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Civil War history, photography, golf.

Connections

Married Lynda Ann Tortomasi, November 17, 1989. 1 child, Christopher David.

father:
John Harold Eicher

mother:
Susan Ann (Arne) Eicher

spouse:
Lynda Ann Tortomasi

child:
Christopher David Eicher