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Jean Leah Weinstein Sparber

journalist , social worker

Jean Leah Weinstein Sparber, American social worker, journalist. Recipient journalism award Toy Guidance Council, 1961, 3d prize New Jersey Press Association, 1962. Member of advisory board Morris County Parent Teacher Association, 1961-1963, Greater Morristown Youth Employment Service, 1962-1966; Member National Association Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers.

Background

Sparber, Jean Leah Weinstein was born on November 23, 1923 in New York City. Daughter of Joseph F. and Ruth (Friedman) Weinstein.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Skidmore College, 1944. Master of Science, Columbia, 1945.

Career

Gag writer Timmy for H. Sparber, cartoonist, Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, 1956-1959. Writing assistant Byrd House, New York Herald Tribune Syndicate, 1960-1961. Youth page editor, columnist Morris County’s Daily Record, 1961-1967.

Education editor Crossroads Magazine, 1965-1966. Writer feature Trix of Trade, Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, 1965-1968, writer Winnie Winkle comic strip, from 1965. Psychiatric social worker New Jersey Eastern State Hospital, Greystone Park, New Jersey, from 1967.

Vice-president Shotzie Products Inc., from 1962. Social work consultant for team research Morristown Memorial Hospital, 1960-1966. Consultant social work interpretation Sparber Advertising & Public Relations, Morristown, New Jersey, from 1967.

Membership

Member of advisory board Morris County Parent Teacher Association, 1961-1963, Greater Morristown Youth Employment Service, 1962-1966. Member National Association Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers.

Connections

Married Howard Sparber, March 25, 1945. Children: Peter Garth, Andrew Glen, Richard Grant.

father:
Joseph F. Weinstein

mother:
Ruth (Friedman) Weinstein

spouse:
Howard Sparber

children:
Peter Garth Sparber

Andrew Glen Sparber

Richard Grant Sparber