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Frances M. Tenenbaum, American editor, writer. Recipient gold medal, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Boston, 2000. Organizer Secret Gardens of Cambridge benefit for Friends of Cambridge Library., 2000—2005; Fellow: Garden Writers of America (Named to Hall of Fame 2004); member: Friends of Cambridge Library. (board directors since 1999).

Background

Tenenbaum, Frances M. was born on September 16, 1919 in New York City. Daughter of Emanuel and Regina Mendelson.

Education

Bachelor, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1941. Master of Science, Columbia School Journalism, New York City, 1942.

Career

Reporter New York Herald Tribune, 1942—1946. Editor Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1973—1990, imprint editor, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (Garden Books) Taylor's Guides to Gardening and many other garden books, 1986—2003. Author: (Books) Taylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, 2002.

Membership

Organizer Secret Gardens of Cambridge benefit for Friends of Cambridge Library., 2000—2005. Fellow: Garden Writers of America (Named to Hall of Fame 2004). Member: Friends of Cambridge Library.

(board directors since 1999).

Connections

Married Frank Tenenbaum, May 22, 1943 (deceased ). Children: Jane, David.

father:
Emanuel Mendelson

mother:
Regina Mendelson

spouse:
Frank Tenenbaum

child:
David Tenenbaum

child:
Jane Tenenbaum