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Jane Virginia Olson Edit Profile

Editor

Jane Virginia Olson, American Editor. Member Peabody Museum Associations; Fellow Saybrook College, Yale University; Member League Women Voters, Sigma Xi.

Background

Olson, Jane Virginia was born on December 14, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Oscar Wilford and Mary (Bowles) Olson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University New Mexico, 1939.

Career

Copy editor, Atlantic Monthly magazine, Boston, 1942-1946;copy editor, Vogue magazine, New York City, 1946-1949;technical editor, Illinois Geological Survey, Urbana, 1949-1955;science and social science editor, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1958-1969;editor, American Scientist magazine, New Haven, 1969-1980;senior consultant editor, American Scientist magazine, 1981.

Membership

Member Peabody Museum Associations. Fellow Saybrook College, Yale University. Member League Women Voters, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married William M. Gooden, February 16, 1955 (divorced 1957).

father:
Oscar Wilford Olson

mother:
Mary (Bowles) Olson

spouse:
William M. Gooden