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Jane Dealy Wirsig

editor , writer

Jane Dealy Wirsig, American Writer, editor ( art: literature, Self-emp.)writer, editor. Member of executive board George Washington council Boy Scouts American, 1976-1980.; Member American Association Higher Education, Greater Princeton Chamber of Commerce (director 1974-1981, vice president 1976-1980, president 1980), Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Vassar (Central New Jersey vice president 1955-1957).

Background

Wirsig, Jane Dealy was born on August 22, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of James Bond and Anna B. (McQuillen) Dealy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1941. Master of Science (Vassar College fellow1941-1942), Columbia University, 1942.

Career

Network radio newswriter Columbia Broadcasting System, 1942—1943. Freelance writer, articles & short stories to various magazines, since 1942. Editor Vassar Alumnae Magazine, 1952—1953, Wirsig, Gordon & O'Connor Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, 1956—1958.

Editor, rewriter Companion in Paris, Woman's Home Companion, 1953—1956. Editorial consultant Educational Testing Service, Princeton, 1957—1960, director, publications, 1960—1970, executive director, information services & publications, 1971—1974, secretary corporation, 1974—1980.

Membership

Member, executive board George Washington Council Boy Scouts America, 1976—1980. Member of Greater Princeton Chamber of Commerce (director 1974-1981, vice president 1976-1980, president 1980), American Association Higher Education, Vassar Club (vice president, central New Jersey 1955-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Woodrow Wirsig, December 11, 1942. Children: Alan Robert, Guy Rodney, Paul Harold.

father:
James Bond Dealy

mother:
Anna B. (McQuillen) Dealy

spouse:
Woodrow Wirsig

children:
Alan Robert Wirsig

Guy Rodney Wirsig

Paul Harold Wirsig