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journalist , playwright

Donald Charles Drake, American journalist, playwright. Member National Association Science Writers, Dramatists Guild, Philadelphia Dramatists Center.

Background

Drake, Donald Charles was born on January 12, 1935 in New York City. Son of Albert E. and Gloria (Walters) Drake.

Education

Student, New York University, 1953-1956.

Career

Copy boy, New York Herald Tribune, 1954-1955;reporter, Patent Trader, Mount Kisco, New York, 1956-1957;reporter, New Haven Register, 1957-1958;reporter, Newsday, Garden City, New York, 1958-1965;medical writer, Philadelphia Inquirer, 1966-1993;narrative editor, since 1993.

Membership

Member National Association Science Writers, Dramatists Guild, Philadelphia Dramatists Center.

Connections

1 child, Valerie; Married Molly Hindman. 1 step-child, Jennifer.

father:
Albert E. Drake

mother:
Gloria (Walters) Drake

spouse:
Molly Hindman

child:
Valerie Drake