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consultant , how-to and self-help writer

Duane Graham Newcomb, American how-to and self-help writer, consultant. Member American Society Journalists and Authors (charter Northern California chapter), California Writers (vice president Sacramento chapter 1974), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma.

Background

Newcomb, Duane Graham was born on February 12, 1929 in Oklahoma City. Son of Wilbur Kenneth and Grace (Graham) Newcomb.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, University Washington, 1953. Postgraduate, University Colorado, 1955. Postgraduate, University Oklahoma, 1956.

Postgraduate, California State University, San Jose, 1965.

Career

Cartographer United States Geological Survey, Sacramento, 1953-1957. Owner, manager West Valley Firestone, San Jose, 1957-1962. Author, lecturer Grass Valley, California, from 1962.

Instructor American River College, Sacramento, 1967-1977. Lecturer United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, 1975-1976. Consultant, lecturer various other organizations.

Founder Sierra Writing Camp, Sly Park, California, since 1975.

Works

Membership

Member American Society Journalists and Authors (charter Northern California chapter), California Writers (vice president Sacramento chapter 1974), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma. Clubs: Toastmasters (Grass Valley).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, hiking, indian pottery.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Luck, August 26, 1954 (divorced October 1970). Children: Kathy Ann, Ronald Alan. Married Karen Lee Ball, September 27, 1978.

1 child, Steven Duane.

father:
Wilbur Kenneth Newcomb

mother:
Grace (Graham) Newcomb

spouses:
Patricia Ann Luck

Karen Lee Ball

children:
Kathy Ann Newcomb

Ronald Alan Newcomb

Steven Duane Newcomb