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George F. Alexander, American writer. Recipient American Association for the Advancement of Science/Westinghouse Science Writing award, 1974; Macy fellow in broadcast science journalism Station WGBH, Boston, 1985. Served with United States Air Force, 1957-1960. Member National Association Science Writers (president 1976-1978).

Background

Alexander, George F. was born on July 17, 1934 in Brooklyn. Son of George E. and Justine E. (O'Malley) Alexander.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Fordham University, 1956.

Career

With Aviation Week magazine McGraw-Hill, 1960-1967, Cape Canaveral bureau chief, 1962-1967. With Newsweek magazine, 1967-1972, science editor, 1968-1972. Science writer Los Angeles Times, since 1972.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1957-1960. Member National Association Science Writers (president 1976-1978).

Connections

Married Daryl P. Orians, February 1969. Children– Meghan, Scott. Children by previous marriage– Donna, Geraldine.

father:
George E. Alexander

mother:
Justine E. (O'Malley) Alexander

spouse:
Daryl P. Orians

children:
Meghan Alexander

Scott Alexander