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Ferne Geller Cone, American Author, designer. Coord. writers conference Pacific N.W., 1982-1984; board directors Senior League of Seattle, KUOW Public Radio, 1976-1985; solicitor Rep Party; board directors Friends of Alzheimers, U. Washington; Member The Fashion Group (education chairman 1970-1972), Sml. Business Association, Society Children's Book Writers, Seattle Art Museum, American Crafts Council, Seattle Freelances (president 1982-1984).

Background

Cone, Ferne Geller was born on October 9, 1921 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Borus and Sadie Gertrude (Cohen) Geller.

Education

Student, University Washington, 1960-1961.

Career

Secretary, Oregon Welfare Commission, Portland, 1941-1942;administrative assistant, Office of Price Administration, Portland, 1942-1944;publicity assistant, RWR, San Francisco, 1944-1946;with, White Stag Manufacturing Company, Portland, 1946-1948;owner, The Yarn Boutique, Seattle, 1963-1968;freelance designer, Seattle, since 1960;community development specialist, Office Community Development, U. Washington, Seattle, 1980. Lecturer workshops Jerusalem Museum, Shenkar School Design, Tel Aviv. Lecturer Japan, Australia.

Conductor craft workshops Princess Lines, Royal Carribean Cruises. Consultant in field.

Works

Membership

Coordinator writers conference Pacific Northwest, 1982-1984. Board directors Senior League of Seattle, KUOW Public Radio, 1976-1985. Solicitor Rep Party; board directors Friends of Alzheimers, University Washington.

Member The Fashion Group (education chairman 1970-1972), Sml. Business Association, Society Children's Book Writers, Seattle Art Museum, American Crafts Council, Seattle Freelances (president 1982-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, aerobics, walking, art.

Connections

Married J. Morton Cone, March 21, 1948. Children: Carol Ann Cone Gulan, Wendy Lee Cone Dore.

father:
Borus Geller

mother:
Sadie Gertrude (Cohen) Geller

spouse:
J. Morton Cone

children:
Carol Ann Cone Gulan Cone

Wendy Lee Cone Dore Cone