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Information scientist , publisher

Horace Jacobs, Canadian publisher, information scientist. Certified teacher Alberta, California. Recipient Commendation, War Department, 1948. Fellow: British Interplanetary Society, American Astronomical Society (director publications 1962-1967, editorial director since 1967).

Background

Jacobs, Horace was born on September 23, 1911 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. Arrived in the United States, 1945. Son of Jesse Robert and Laura (France) Jacobs.

Education

Bachelor, University Alberta, Edmonton, 1935. Master of Arts, University Alberta, Edmonton, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, 1952.

Career

Lecturer University Alberta, 1940—1942. Education specialist Office of Military Government, Germany, 1945—1947. Lecturer University Utah, 1947—1949, University Southern California, 1949—1951.

Chief editor Librascope, Glendale, California, 1951—1955. With Lockheed, Palo Alto, Van Nuys and Burbank, 1955—1962, staff scientist, 1962, manager information services Burbank, 1962—1976. President Univelt Publications, San Diego, from 1970.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Alberta, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Series editor: Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, since 1960, Science and Technology Series, since 1969. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: British Interplanetary Society, American Astronomical Society (director publications 1962-1967, editorial director since 1967).

Connections

Married Charlotte Elfriede Zahn, July 9, 1949. Children: Lilo Crystal, Fred Siegfried, Jeannette Monica, Robert Horace.

father:
Jesse Robert Jacobs

mother:
Laura (France) Jacobs

spouse:
Charlotte Elfriede Zahn

children:
Robert Horace Jacobs

Lilo Crystal Jacobs

Fred Siegfried Jacobs

Jeannette Monica Jacobs