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Editor , Writer ( art: literature)writer

Kathleen Gelcher Lander, American writer, editor. Board directors Orange County Community Action Council, 1964—1969; Member of League of Women Voters (founding member, president 1961-1963, chairman Orange county council 1958), Mortar Board Alumnae Southern California (president 1945-1946), Women in Communications, Inc.

Background

Lander, Kathleen Gelcher was born on April 24, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Grayce Clara (McCormick) Gelcher.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Southern California, 1944. Postgraduate University of California-Irvine, 1972-1973, New York University, 1977.

Career

; children— Jeffrey, Richard, Lisa, Marc. Reporter, editor, San Marino (California) Tribune, Inglewood (California) Daily News, Rodgers-McDonald Newspapers, Los Angeles, 1944-1947. Owner public relations company, Inglewood, 1947-1949.

West coast editor High Fidelity Trade News, 1972-1974. Editor Consumer Electronic Product News, New York City, 1974-1977. Free-lance writer-editor consumer and trade publications, New York City, since 1977.

Senior editor Leisure Time Electronics. Editor LTE Reports, 1980-1985. Founding member, president League of Women Voters, Santa Ana, California, 1961-1963, chairman Orange County Council, League of Women Voters, 1958.

Board directors Orange County Community Action Council, 1964-1969.

Membership

Board directors Orange County Community Action Council, 1964—1969. Member of League of Women Voters (founding member, president 1961-1963, chairman Orange county council 1958), Mortar Board Alumnae Southern California (president 1945-1946), Women in Communications, Inc.

Connections

Married Robert Frank Lander, September 6, 1947 (divorced 1974). Children: Jeffrey, Richard, Lisa, Marc.

father:
Joseph Gelcher

mother:
Grayce Clara (McCormick) Gelcher

spouse:
Robert Frank Lander

children:
Jeffrey Lander

Richard Lander

Lisa Lander

Marc Lander