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playwright

John Edward Schroeder, American playwright. Honoerd White House reception National Endowment for Arts, Washington, 1965; patentee in field. Member Indiana Drama Commission, Indianapolis, 1959-1966; public relations, fundraiser World Relief, St. Louis, 1979-1985. Member Perry County Chamber of C. (president 1961-1963, unidentified flying object Study Group St. Louis (board directors 1979-1996), Kiwanis.

Background

Schroeder, John Edward was born on April 9, 1924 in Cleveland. Son of Rupert Arnold and Elfrieda Helen (Koch) Schroeder.

Education

Bachelor, Concordia Seminary, 1949;student, Washington University, 1946-1949;student, Case-Reserve, 1951-1953.

Career

Writer, producer, Bible Forum television Series, Cleveland, 1951;writer, director, producer, Song of Faith Radio Staples, Cleveland, 1952-1956;freelance writer, scenic designer, Tell City, Indiana, 1956-1961;writer, director, producer, Key Prodns., Inc., Tell City, Indiana, 1961-1969;creative director, president, Key Prodns., Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, since 1969;chaplain, Veterans Administration Hospital, St. Louis, 1979-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (drama) One Slice of Night Life, 1956), (museum) Journey to Nativity, 1967. Author-lyricist (museum) Meet God, Man, 1974. Scenarist (film) Beyond a Doubt, 1961.

      Curricular editor, reporter Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, 1969-1979.

Membership

Member Indiana Drama Commission, Indianapolis, 1959-1966. Public relations, fundraiser World Relief, St. Louis, 1979-1985. Member Perry County Chamber of C. (president 1961-1963, unidentified flying object Study Group St. Louis (board directors 1979-1996), Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Eleanor Ruth Dorn, August 5, 1951. Children: Gregory, Stewart, Lee Marie, Kay, Neal, Joan.

father:
Rupert Arnold Schroeder

mother:
Elfrieda Helen (Koch) Schroeder

spouse:
Eleanor Ruth Dorn

children:
Gregory Schroeder

Stewart Schroeder

Lee Marie Schroeder

Kay Schroeder

Neal Schroeder

Joan Schroeder