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journalist , novelist

Helen Lillie, British, American journalist, novelist. Vice president, acting president Cosmopolitan B Prime Minister Club of District of Columbia, 1972-1973. Member American News Women's Club District of Columbia, Society Women Geographers, Advertising Women of New York (committee member).

Background

Lillie, Helen was born on September 13, 1915 in Glasgow, Scotland. Came to the United States, 1938. Daughter of Thomas and Helen Barbara (Lillie) Lillie.

Education

Master of Arts, University Glasgow, 1938. Postgraduate, Yale University, 1940.

Career

Research assistant information division, British Information Superior vena cava syndrome, New York City, 1942-1945;research assistant information division, British Security Coord., New York City, 1945-1946;assistant United States manager, writer, Media Representatives, Inc., New York City, 1947-1954;with advertising department, Family Circuit Magazine, New York City, 1955-1956;American correspondent, The Glasgow Herald (name now The Herald), 1956-1994. Freelance feature writer, book reviewer Detroit Free Press, 1965-1966.

Membership

Vice president, acting president Cosmopolitan B Prime Minister Club of District of Columbia, 1972-1973. Member American News Women's Club District of Columbia, Society Women Geographers, Advertising Women of New York (various committees).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, politic watching, travel, theater, reading.

Connections

Married Charles S. Marwick, September 20, 1956.

father:
Thomas Lillie

mother:
Helen Barbara (Lillie) Lillie

spouse:
Charles S. Marwick