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Jack Warner Schaefer, American writer.

Background

Schaefer, Jack Warner was born on November 19, 1907 in Cleveland. Son of Carl Walter and Minnie Luella (Hively) Schaefer.

Education

AB, Oberlin College, 1929; postgraduate, Columbia University, 1929-1930; Doctor of Letters (honorary), Oberlin College, 1989.

Career

Reporter and office man, U.P., 1930-1931; assistant director education, Connecticut State Reformatory, 1931-1938; associate editor, New Haven Journal Courier, 1932-1939; editor, New Haven Journal Courier, 1939-1942; editorial writer, Baltimore Sun, 1942-1944; associate editor, Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, 1944-1948; editor, The Shoreliner, 1949; associate, Lindsay Advertising Company, New Haven, 1949; editor public, Theatre News, 1935-1940; editor public, The Movies, 1939-1941.

Achievements

  • In 1975 Schaefer received the Western Literature Association's Distinguished Achievement award.

Works

Connections

Married Eugenia Hammond Ives, August 26, 1931 (divorced December 1948). Children– Carl Walter, Christopher Pomery, Susan Hammond, Jonathan Ives. Married Louise Wilhide Deans, 1949.

father:
Carl Walter Schaefer

mother:
Minnie Luella (Hively) Schaefer

spouses:
Eugenia Hammond Ives

Louise Wilhide Deans

children:
Christopher Pomery Schaefer

Carl Walter Schaefer

Susan Hammond Schaefer

Jonathan Ives Schaefer