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educator , consultant , writer

John Houston Foss, American writer, consultant, educator. President Southland Juvenile Foundation, Inc. With United States Army, 1943-1946; with United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, since 1997. Member American Radio Relay League, American Horse Shows Association, American Horse Protection Association (director 1991-2000), Authors Guild, Authors League American, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Foss, John Houston was born on June 20, 1925 in Cleveland. Son of Clifford Paul and Isabella Har (Bull) Foss.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Washington State University, 1951. Master of Arts in American Literature, Duke University, 1953.

Career

Technical writer, Douglas Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, 1954-1956;consultant, writer, Palos Verdes Estates, California, 1956-1979;consultant, writer, Seattle, 1979-1984;manager training programs, American Radio Relay League, Newington, Connecticut, 1984-1987;private practice publications consultant, New York City, since 1987. Adjunct visiting instructor University of Southern California, Beaufort, 1992-1993. Assistant Professor of English California Lut.

College, Thousand Oaks, 1953-1954. Consultant Green River Creative Commons, Auburn, Washington, 1981-1983.

Membership

President Southland Juvenile Foundation, Inc. With United States Army, 1943-1946. With United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, since 1997.

Member American Radio Relay League, American Horse Shows Association, American Horse Protection Association (director 1991-2000), Authors Guild, Authors League American, Phi Gamma Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: amateur radio, chess, bicycling, skiing.

Connections

Married Jean Willard, October 26, 1985.

father:
Clifford Paul Foss

mother:
Isabella Har (Bull) Foss

spouse:
Jean Willard