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Editor , journalist , writer

Joanne Waterman Williams, American Writer, prose, fiction, non-fiction ( art: literature)journalist, editor. Recipient Outstanding and Dedicated Service-Year of the Child award MarinPsychol. Association, 1979, Resolution of Commendation Marin County Board Suprs., 1980, first-place journalism awards San Francisco Press Club, 1976, 78. Club: Mill Valley Tennis.


Williams, Joanne Waterman was born on March 8, 1929 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Ferdinand and Elsa Dorothy (Graef) Waterman.


1 child, Galen Stuart. Bachelor of Arts English, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1951.Reporter, Tallahassee Democrat, Florida, 1958-1960. Assistant editor Science.


Reporter Tallahassee Democrat, Florida, 1958—1960. Assistant editor Science Research Associates, Chicago, 1959—1961, public relations director fund raising consultant San Francisco, 1962—1964. Free-lance writer Pacific Sun, Mill Valley Record, Pacific Travel News, Mill Valley School District, 1964—1974.

Senior editor Pacific Sun, Mill Valley, California, 1973—1979. San Francisco correspondent Working Woman Magazine, 1973—1979, free lance writer, 1973—1979. Founding editor Its Your San Francisco, since 1980.

Editor Marin County Directories, since 1980. Director public relations Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, California, since 1986. Board president Community Health Center Marin, Fairfax, California, 1980—1984.

Program & public information chairman Mill Valley Community Center, 1985, acting director, 85.


Member of Mill Valley Tennis Club.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming, running.


Married Galen Herschel Williams, Junior, April. 1 child, Galen Stuart.

Ferdinand Waterman

Elsa Dorothy (Graef) Waterman

Galen Herschel Williams

Galen Stuart Williams