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Jean F. Blashfield, American editor, writer. Member American Association of University Women (board directors Geneva Lakes branch 1991), Mystery Writers American, National Science Writers Association, Society Children's Book Writers.

Background

Blashfield, Jean F. was born on December 2, 1939 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Floyd Artwill and Cecil Iola (Mauldin) Blashfield.

Education

Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1961.

Career

Managing editor, Young People's Science Encyclopedia, Childrens Press, Chicago, 1961-1964; juvenile editor, Thomas Nelson & Sons, London, 1964-1966; natural history editor, Paul Hamlyn Group, Ltd., London, 1966-1967; editor-in-chief Above and Beyond: Encyclopedia Aviation & Space Sciences, New Horizons Publications, Chicago, 1967-1969; editor-in-chief Young Student's Encyclopedia, Funk & Wagnalls, Xerox Education Publs., 1969-1972; editor, co-founder, Journal Aerospace Education, 1973-1976; editor, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Report to Educators, 1973-1976; managing editor book division, TSR, Inc., Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 1982-1988; senior editor, CrimeBooks, Inc., Wilmette, Illinois, 1989; president, founder, editor, B&B Public, Inc., Fontana, Wisconsin, 1989-1994.

Works

Membership

Member American Association of University Women (board directors Geneva Lakes branch 1991), Mystery Writers American, National Science Writers Association, Society Children's Book Writers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, nature, gardening, singing.

Connections

Married Wallace Byron Black, December 18, 1976 (deceased). Children: Winston Edward II, Chandelle Cecilia.

father:
Floyd Artwill Blashfield

mother:
Cecil Iola (Mauldin) Blashfield

spouse:
Wallace Byron Black

children:
Chandelle Cecilia Blashfield

Winston Edward II Blashfield