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Gilbert Alexander Ralston, American writer, educator. Member of American Society of Composers, American Massage & Therapy Association, Writers Guild America, Western Writers America, Authors Guild.

Background

Ralston, Gilbert Alexander was born on January 5, 1912 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Alexander Gilbert and Jeanette (Johnston) Ralston.

Education

Graduate, Pasadena College, 1929—1932. Graduate, American Academy Dramatic Arts, 1935. Bank Central Asia, Sierra Nevada College, 1972.

Doctor in Psychology, Fielding Institute, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Health Science, Fielding Institute, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia Pacific University, 1986.

Career

Actor, stage manager theatre prodns. New York City, 1931-1935. Writer, director radio shows NBC, New York City, 1936-1938.

Production supervisor Compton Advertising, Inc., New York City, West Coast, 1939-1942. Organizer, manager radio department Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1943-1947, executive producer incorporated television division, 1947-1950. Free lance producer television films, 1950-1955.

Executive producer in charge television drama Columbia Broadcasting System, 1955, director network programs originating in New York City, 1956. Producer High Adventure documentaries with Lowell Thomas, 1957. Chairman school communication arts Tahoe (California) Paradise College, 1968.

Dean school communicative arts Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada, 1960-1973, president, 1973-1983, president emeritus, 1983^. President Ralston School Communicative Arts, Genoa, Nevada, 1971^, Ralston School Massage. Vice president Rule of Three Prodns., Los Angeles, 1973^.

Lecturer Fordham University, City College City Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Loyola University ofLos Angeles, St. Mary's College of California.

Works

Membership

Member of American Society of Composers, American Massage & Therapy Association, Writers Guild America, Western Writers America, Authors Guild.

Connections

Married Mary K. Hart Ralston, December 20, 1938. Children: Michael, David.

father:
Alexander Gilbert Ralston

mother:
Jeanette (Johnston) Ralston

spouse:
Mary K. Hart Ralston

children:
Michael Ralston

David Ralston