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Grace Heilman Stimson, American Editor. Wilson College Alumnae fellow, 1935-1938, Moorefellow University of Pennsylvania, 1938-1939; recipient scholarship University of Pennsylvania, 1936-1937, prize American History Association, 1955. Precinct worker Adlai Stevenson, Democratic party, 1952. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Stimson, Grace Heilman was born on December 25, 1907 in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Edgar James and Mary Alice (Bechtold) Heilman.

Education

AB cum laude, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, 1929;Master of Arts in History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1937;Doctor of Philosophy in History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1949.

Career

Teacher mathematics, Linden Hall, Lititz, Pennsylvania, 1929-1935;library, History Society Delaware, Wilmington, 1940-1942;research assistant, Haynes Foundation, Los Angeles, 1946-1953;research assistant, free-lance editor, Bureau Business and Economics Research, University of California at Los Angeles, 1953-1954;associate editor, University of California Press, University of California at Los Angeles Office, 1954-1973;free-lance editor, University of California Press and University Washington Press, Seattle, since 1973.

Membership

Precinct worker Adlai Stevenson, Democratic party, 1952. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Claude William Stimson, February 7, 1953 (deceased June 1973).

father:
Edgar James Heilman

mother:
Mary Alice (Bechtold) Heilman

spouse:
Claude William Stimson