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Gerald Edson Bowkett Edit Profile

writer , Editorial consultant

Gerald Edson Bowkett, American editorial consultant, writer. Cited for outstanding news and feature writing, editorial works Alaska Press Club. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1944-1946, PTO. Member Alpha Phi Gamma.

Background

Bowkett, Gerald Edson was born on September 6, 1926 in Sacramento. Son of Harry Stephen and Jessie (Fairbrother) Bowkett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State College, 1952;postgraduate, Georgetown University, 1954.

Career

Radio wire editor Uttar Pradesh, Washington, 1956-1957. Reporter, columnist Anchorage Daily Times, 1957-1964. Special assistant, press secretary to Governor William A. Egan, 1964-1966.

Public Alaska Newsletter, 1966-1968. Juneau bureau chief Anchorage Daily News, 1967-1968. Editor Southeast Alaska Empire, Juneau, 1969-1971.

Director information services University Alaska, 1971-1982. Professor English Shanghai Institute of Tourism, 1992-1993.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1944-1946, PTO. Member Alpha Phi Gamma.

Connections

Married Norma Orel Swain, January 1, 1953. Children: Amanda Allyn, Laura Anne.

father:
Harry Stephen Bowkett

mother:
Jessie (Fairbrother) Bowkett

spouse:
Norma Orel Swain

children:
Amanda Allyn Bowkett

Laura Anne Bowkett