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television producr , writer

John Govan Lord, American writer, television producr. Captain infantry British Army, 1943-1947, European Theatre of Operations, Mideast.

Background

Lord, John Govan was born on May 7, 1924 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England. Son of Edmund and Doris (Milnes) Lord.

Education

Diploma in administration, Manchester (England) University, 1943. Bachelor in English, Oxford (England) University, 1950.

Career

Teacher, Bancroft's School, London, 1950-1957;writer, producer, Associated Rediffusion, London, 1957-1959;television consultant, Government Western Nigeria, 1959-1960;researcher, ABC, New York City, 1960-1961;producer, NBC, New York City, 1961-1972;professor television and film arts, Boston University, 1972-1979;vice president development and production, Air Time International, New York City, 1979-1982;freelance writer, producer, various television networks, New York, 1982-1989;executive vice president, Media Access Corporation, New York City, 1989-1997. Consultant National Humanities Faculty, Concord, Massachusetts, 1973-1976, Institute National Health Initiatives, Washington, 1985.

Works

Membership

Captain infantry British Army, 1943-1947, European Theatre of Operations, Mideast.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: building dry stone walls, collecting curios.

Connections

Married Alison Annette Megroz, 1955 (divorced 1963). Children: Annette, Nicholas. Married Karolyn Louise Kennedy, 1972.

father:
Edmund Lord

mother:
Doris (Milnes) Lord

spouses:
Alison Annette Megroz

Karolyn Louise Kennedy

children:
Annette Lord

Nicholas Lord