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Florene Faye Dick Edit Profile

writer/photographer

Florene Faye Dick, American writer/photographer. Recipient Press Club Southern California, National Federation Press Women, California Press Women. Member of California Press Women (1st place editor award 1973), National Federation Press Women, Press Club Southern California.

Background

Dick, Florene Faye was born on January 18, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Wilhelmina Faye (Vivial) Harwich.

Education

Student, Los Angeles City College, 1939—1941.

Career

Research library Wallace & Tiernan, Monrovia, California, 1955—1957. Editor/proofreader Stanford Research Institute, 1959—1961. Technical editor ElectroData Corporation, Pasadena, 1961, Aerojet ElectroSystems Company, Azusa, 1961, 1965—1967, 1978.

Literature search editor Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 1962. Secretary Doctor Linus Pauling, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1963—1964. Medical secretary Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, 1964.

People editor, then editor Azusa Herald, 1967—1973. News writer Citrus College, Azusa, 1973—1974, freelance writer/photographer, since 1972. Publications/news editor Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1974—1976, 1979—1980.

Co-owner E.L. Dick Machine Shop, Upland, since 1974. Staff writer/photographer West End Guide (now Night and Day Guide), since 1980. Volunteer proofreader Aid to Visually Handicapped, Pasadena, 1961—1964.

Board directors California Clinic School, Puente, 1968—1970. Charter member auxiliary Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, Glendora, California, 1968. Member production committee Miss Azusa Pageant, also chaperone to Miss California Pageant, Santa Cruz, 1967—1972.

Membership

Member of California Press Women (1st place editor award 1973), National Federation Press Women, Press Club Southern California.

Connections

Married George Oliver Perkins, March 15, 1941 (deceased April 1945). Married Ernest Lee Dick, February 4, 1946. Children: Virginia Faye Perkins Paschke, Barbara Lee Dick Enfield, Frank Joseph.

father:
Joseph Harwich

mother:
Wilhelmina Faye (Vivial) Harwich

spouses:
George Oliver Perkins

Ernest Lee Dick

children:
Virginia Faye Perkins Paschke Dick

Barbara Lee Dick Enfield Dick

Frank Joseph Dick