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journalist , playwright , author

Jean Lionsdale Geddes, American author, playwright, journalist. Named Outstanding Volunteer, Virginia State Parks, 1980. Chairman Falls Church Friends Library., 1978—1980; Member of Arlington Hospital Auxiliary Club, Falls Church Woman's Club, Cherry Hill Writers Club (chairman 1982-1984), National Press Club.

Background

Geddes, Jean Lionsdale was born on September 19, 1924 in New York City. Daughter of Alfred I. and Bernice B. Lionsdale.

Education

Student, Columbia University, 1943—1944. Student, The George Washington University, 1954—1956.

Career

Author, playwright, editor, journalist, lecturer, Washington, since 1965. Lecturer Various Clubs, Organizations, since 1975.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of Northern Virginia, 1967, The Biography of an Actor, 1975, (plays) Sally, 1977, Blossom, 1981, Baltimore Belles & Beaux, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Falls Church Friends Library., 1978—1980. Member of Arlington Hospital Auxiliary Club, Falls Church Woman's Club, Cherry Hill Writers Club (chairman 1982-1984), National Press Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, hiking, piano, literature, creative writing.

Connections

Married Glenn H. Geddes, March 24, 1945. 1 child Thomas Clinton.

father:
Alfred I.

mother:
Bernice B. Lionsdale

spouse:
Glenn H. Geddes

child:
Thomas Clinton Geddes