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poet

Joan Clark Westcott, American Poet. All poetry books plus workings papers in Rare Books and Special Collections Library., U. Florida, Gainesville. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Planetary Society, National Trust for History Preservation.

Background

Westcott, Joan Clark was born on February 8, 1919 in Union City, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Clyde and Marjorie (Clark) Westcott.

Education

Bachelor, Vassar College, 1941. Graduate, Katherine Gibbs Secretary School, Boston, 1942.

Career

Clerk, Boston Port Embarkation, 1942-1943;secretary, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1943-1945;secretary, Players Theater, Sarasota, Florida, 1947-1949;secretary, Atomic Energy Commission, University of California at Los Angeles, 1950-1952;secretary to John Loveton, Los Angeles, 1953-1954;secretary to, J. West Architecture, Sarasota, 1955-1960.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Planetary Society, National Trust for History Preservation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, reading, needlepoint, working on autobiography from diaries.

Connections

father:
William Clyde Westcott

mother:
Marjorie (Clark) Westcott