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Joy Goforth, American writer. License marriage and family therapist California, private pilot. editorial assistant Chicago, 1947. Recipient Outstanding Performance award, Treasury Department, 1982, award, National Association Government Communicators Blue Pencil Publications, 1981, American Foreign Service scholar, 1940-1941, award, Pepperdine University, 1975.

Background

Goforth, Joy was born on April 10, 1921 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Daughter of Herndon Ware and Effie Deborah (Hoadley) G. Bachelor in English, University of Illinois, 1942.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Illinois, 1942. Master of Arts in Philosophy, University Chicago, 1948. Postgraduate, Johns Hopkins University, 1950—1951.

Master of Arts in Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles-Pepperdine University, 1976.

Career

Instructor philosophy logic John Marshall Law School, Chicago, 1948—1949. Editorial assistant American Home Economics Association, Washington, 1949—1950. Writer insurance manual New York City, 1951—1955.

Civilian recreation leader, director overseas United States Military Forces, Japan, Germany, Turkey, 1955—1963. Civilian recreation leader, director overseas representative Department of Health, Education and Welfare-State Department Social Service Washington, 1966—1969. Counselor, director rehabilitation Goodwill Industries, Long Beach, California, 1976—1978.

Writer editor Mint Press, Bureau Mint, Treasury Department, Washington, 1979—1984. Writer International Trade Administration, Department Commerce, 1984—1985. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, ATO.

Achievements

  • License marriage and family therapist California, private pilot. editorial assistant Chicago, 1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Symbol of America, Dewey's Criticism of the Platonic Absolute, The Unwanted Child Syndrome, Journey to the East-and a Prayer for the Way.

Connections

father:
Herndon Ware Bachelor

mother:
Effie Deborah (Hoadley) G. Bachelor