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James Albert Munves, American writer. Decorated Purple Heart. With Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member New York History Society, Linnaean Society New York, New York Academy of Sciences, Authors Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Kairos.

Background

Munves, James Albert was born on March 23, 1922 in New York City. Son of Alexander A. and Helen (Schreiber) Munves.

Education

AB, Brown University, 1943.

Career

Reporter, New Yorker magazine, 1945-1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: We Were There with Lewis and Clark, l959, We Were There at the Opening of the Atomic Era, l960, A Short Illustrated History of the United States, l965, A Day in the Life of United Nations, l970, Minding the Corporate Conscience, l974, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and C.I.A., Secret Agents and American Democracy, l975, The Treasure of Diogenes Sampuez, l978, Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence, l978, (with Joseph Kelner) The Kent State Cover-Up, l980, The Bees: A Fable, 1996. Contributor fiction to New Yorker, other magazines.

Membership

With Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member New York History Society, Linnaean Society New York, New York Academy of Sciences, Authors Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Kairos.

Connections

Married Barbara Parsons, March l7, l973. Children: Katherine Pearlman, Emily Chadbourne, Margaret.

father:
Alexander A. Munves

mother:
Helen (Schreiber) Munves

spouse:
Barbara Parsons

children:
Katherine Pearlman Munves

Emily Chadbourne Munves

Margaret Munves