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John Garner Rettie, American writer. Member of Motor Press Guild, International Motoring Press Association, Guild Motoring Writers, American Racing Press Association.

Background

Rettie, John Garner was born on July 1, 1949 in London, England., came to the United States, 1977. Son of John Kerr and Dorothea Garner (Barker) Rettie.

Education

Assistant editor Safer Motoring, Eng, 1971-1973. Technical editor Hot VWs, Costa Mesa, California, 1977-1979. Editor Import Auto Parts and Accessorite, N. Hollywood, California, 1982-1986, West coast bureau chief Ward's Communications, Detroit, 1986-1988.

Free-lance writer and photographer, since 1970. President Deitrich, Ober & Rettie, Gardena, California, 1977-1987.

Career

Assistant editor Safer Motoring, England, 1971—1973. Technical editor Hot VWs, Costa Mesa, California, 1977—1979. Editor Import Auto Parts and Accessorite, N. Hollywood, 1982—1986.

West coast bureau chief Ward's Communications, Detroit, 1986—1988. Free-lance writer and photographer, since 1970. President Deitrich, Ober & Rettie, Gardena, California, 1977—1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Doing Business With Your Kaypro Computer, 1984. Contributor articles to automotive, computer and photograph magazines.

Membership

Member of Motor Press Guild, International Motoring Press Association, Guild Motoring Writers, American Racing Press Association.

Connections

Married Lisa Nicole Winn, February 25, 1984.

father:
John Kerr Rettie

mother:
Dorothea Garner (Barker) Rettie

spouse:
Lisa Nicole Winn