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George L. Hamlin, American writer. Recipient Excellence in Newspaper Writing Award, William Randolph Hearst Found, 1960.


Hamlin, George L. was born on August 25, 1939 in Des Moines.


Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1961.


Technical writer Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak, Maryland, 1962—1969, senior technical writer, 1969—1974, Naval Surface Weapons Center, White Oak, 1974—1988, Naval Surface Warfare Center, White Oak, 1988—1994, Advanced Technology and Research, Burtonsville, 1995—2001. Member standards committee Society Technical Communications, Washington, 1969—1970. Corporation planning group director Navy Laboratories, Washington, 1976—1984.

Technical manual standards Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, 1982—1989. Mg.r White Oak Laboratory Employees Association, 1988—1993. With United States Army, 1963.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (book) Packard: A History of the Motor Car and the Company, 1978 (Best History Book, 1979), Complete Handbook of Automobile Hobbies, 1981. Editor (sr ed): The Packard Cormorant, since 1975. Contributor articles to profl jours.


Police commissioner Riverdale Police Department, 1972—1973. Town councilman Riverdale Town Council, Maryland, 1971—1973. Board directors American's Packard Museum, Dayton, Ohio, 1996—1997.

Trustee Packard Foundation, Detroit, 1998—2006. Member of Profl Car Society (founder, Chapters Chairman since 1985, Appreciation Award 1999), Society Automotive Historians, Theodore Roosevelt High Sch Found, Studebaker Drivers Club (regional mgr since 1966), Antique Automobile Club Am, Packard Automobile Classics Inc (trustee, vice president international since 1991, Weiss Trophy 1999).


  • Other Interests

    Automobile restoration, Pepsi collectibles.


Son of George L Hamlin and Marian E Haven. Married Betsy A. Hamlin, June 9, 1962.

George Hamlin

Betsy A. Hamlin