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Douglas Cecil Maplesden

consultant , writer

Douglas Cecil Maplesden, Canadian, American writer, consultant. President By the Seas Condo. Association, Lauderdale-By-The Sea, Florida, 1984-1985; board directors Coral Ridge Power Squadron, Fort Lauderdale, 1989-1995, education officer, 1990-1993. With Royal Canadian Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Veterinary Medical Association, Ontario Veterinary Association.

Background

Maplesden, Douglas Cecil was born on October 30, 1919 in Sandhurst, Kent, England. Came to the United States, 1963. Son of Cecil Walker and Frances (Pantry) Maplesden.

Education

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Toronto (Ontario, Canada), 1950. Modern Sciences and Arts, University Toronto (Ontario, Canada), 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1959.

Career

Private practice veterinary, Seaforth, Ontario, 1950-1957. Herd veterinarian Flat Top Ranch, Walnut Springs, Texas, 1951-1953. From associate to professor Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, 1953-1960.

Vice president Stevenson, Turner & Boyce, 1960-1963. Executive director Chemical Industries Basel, Summit, New Jersey, 1963-1969. Research director E.R. Squibb & Sons., Inc., 1969-1979.

Dean Ontario Veterinary College, 1979-1985. Freelance writer, consultant Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1985-1996, Lamy, New Mexico, since 1996.

Works

  • Co-author: Deadly Design, 1994. Editor veterinary journal 1960-1963. Associate editor Florida Journal Public Health, 1990-1991.

Membership

President By the Seas Condo. Association, Lauderdale-By-The Sea, Florida, 1984-1985. Board directors Coral Ridge Power Squadron, Fort Lauderdale, 1989-1995, education officer, 1990-1993.

With Royal Canadian Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Veterinary Medical Association, Ontario Veterinary Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, swimming.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Rawlings (divorced). Children: Ann Elizabeth Hopkins, John Douglas, Joann Margaret, Mary Jane. Married Joan Duda; stepchildren: Kelly Ann Kennedy, Joseph Francis Kennedy, Junior.