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Gerold Frank, American writer. Member chancellor's council University Texas; trustee Carnegie Fund for Authors. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors League (treasurer 1973-1976, 85—, council since 1973, director Author's League Fund, since 1973), Authors Guild (council 1973-1991, secretary 1973-1988, treasurer 1988-1991), Dutch Treat Club (New York City).

Background

Frank, Gerold was born on August 2, 1907 in Cleveland. Son of Samuel and Lillian (Frank) Lefkowitz.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1929. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1933.

Career

With, Cleveland News, 1933-1937;with, New York Journal American, 1937-1943;United States war correspondent, Overseas News Agency, Middle East, 1943-1945;Europe and Middle East correspondent, Overseas News Agency, 1946-1950;senior editor, Coronet magazine, 1952-1958;screen writer, Warner Brothers, 1960;lecturer non-fiction writing, Indiana U. Writers Workshop, 1968, 71;lecturer non-fiction writing, Santa Barbara Writers Workshop, 1982. Board directors Copyright Clearance Center. Juror American Book Awards, 1981.

Works

Membership

Member chancellor's council University Texas. Trustee Carnegie Fund for Authors. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors League (treasurer 1973-1976, 85—, council since 1973, director Author's League Fund, since 1973), Authors Guild (council 1973-1991, secretary 1973-1988, treasurer 1988-1991), Dutch Treat Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Lillian Cogen, September 1, 1932. Children: Amy (Mistress William Rosenblum), John Lewis.

father:
Samuel Lefkowitz

mother:
Lillian (Frank) Lefkowitz

spouse:
Lillian Cogen

child:
Amy Frank (Mistress William Rosenblum)

child:
John Lewis Frank