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Janet Atlantis Stevenson, American writer. Recipient White Rose award March of Dimes, 1985, Charles Erskine Scott Wood award Oregon Institute Literature Arts, 1988, Women of Achievement award State of Oregon Commission for women, 1994, Distinguished Service award League of Women Voters, 1995.

Background

Stevenson, Janet Atlantis was born on February 4, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John Carter and Atlantis Octavia (Mcclendon) Marshall.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr College, 1933. Master of Fine Arts in Drama, Yale University, 1935. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1934.

Career

Lecturer University Southern California, 1951-1952, Portland State University, 1968. Assistant professor English, Grambling (Louisiana) College, 1996-1997.

Works

Membership

Founding member Women's Strike for Peace, Los Angeles, 1960. Member Home Rule Charter Drafting Committee, Clatsop County. Founding member, president North Coast Women's Political Caucus, 1984, 94.

President Oregon Woman's Political Caucus, 1988-1990. Member advisory board Lives in Transition program Clastsop Community College. Member executive board Clastop County Economic Development Council, 1987-1994, chair, 1991-1992.

Member governing board Clastop County History Society, 1987-1992.

Connections

Married Philip E. Stevenson, October 14, 1940 (divorced September 1963). Children: Joseph, Edward P. Married Benson Rotstein, September 11, 1964 (deceased August 1970).

father:
John Carter Marshall

mother:
Atlantis Octavia (Mcclendon) Marshall

spouse:
Philip E. Stevenson

spouse:
Benson Rotstein

child:
Joseph Stevenson

child:
Edward P. Stevenson