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Elizabeth Myers Brown, American Publishing executive (other than book or newspaper) ( committee media)publishing company executive.

Background

Brown, Elizabeth Myers was born on December 31, 1915 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Garry Cleveland and Caroline (Clark) Myers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1937. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1960.

Career

Teacher, Walden, New York, 1937-1938, Auburn, New York, 1938-1939, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1939-1940. Assistant Erie County (New York) home demonstration agt.govt. extension service Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1940-1942. Editorialasst. Highlights for Children, Columbus, Ohio, 1962-1964, assistant editor, 1964-1966, associate editor, 1966-1983, senior editor, since 1983, assistant secretary, since 1968, director, since 1960.

Director Zaner-Bloser Company, Skillcorp Public Company.

Membership

Member Metro Writers Workshop, Cleveland, 1970—1983. Trustee New Day Press, 1972—1979, Young Women’s Christian Association, Westfield, New York, since 1985. Board directors Federation Cornell Women's Clubs, 1955—1957, Nutrition Association Greater Cleveland, 1964—1968, Parent and Child Resource Center, since 1982.

Member of American Society Magazine Editors, Association Continuing Education (treasurer 1959-1961, president 1961-1964), Women's National Book Association (director Cleveland chapter 1978-1982), Womenan's Auxiliary Ohio Medical Association (chairman mems.-at-large committee 1970-1971, director 5th district 1975-1977), Women's Auxiliary Academy Medical Cleveland (president 1969-1970).

Connections

Married Kent Louis Brown, June 26, 1940. Children: Karen Elizabeth Brown Johnson, Kent Louis, David Stuart, Garry Myers.

father:
Garry Cleveland Myers

mother:
Caroline (Clark) Myers

spouse:
Kent Louis Brown

child:
Karen Elizabeth Brown Johnson Brown

child:
Kent Louis Brown

child:
David Stuart Brown

child:
Garry Myers Brown