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astronomer , writer

Helen Wright, American Astronomer, writer. Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, History of Science Society F C.

Background

Wright, Helen was born on December 20, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Frederick E. and Kathleen E. (Finley) Wright.

Education

Graduate, Bennett Junior College, Millbrook, New York, 1934;Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1937;Master of Arts, Vassar College, 1939;postgraduate, University of California.

Career

Assistant astronomy department Vassar College, 1937-1939. Mount Wilson Observatory, 1937. Junior astronomer United States Naval Observatory, 1942-1943.

Works

Membership

Member International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, History of Science Society F C.

Connections

Married John F. Hawkins, 1946 (divorced). Married René Greuter, 1967 (deceased 1979).

father:
Frederick E. Wright

mother:
Kathleen E. (Finley) Wright

spouses:
John F. Hawkins

René Greuter