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Kathleen Oliver Wood Edit Profile

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Kathleen Oliver Wood, American Writer, editor ( art: lit.comm. media)writer, editor.


Wood, Kathleen Oliver was born on September 17, 1921 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. Daughter of Eli Leslie and Melba Antoinette (Gislason) Oliver.


Student, Swarthmore College, 1939. Student, Antioch College, 1941. Student, University New Mexico, 1949.

Student, Cleveland College, Ohio, 1961.


Technology secretary Gray Iron Founders Society, Cleveland, 1955-1957. Teacher Whiting Business College, 1957-1962. Editorial assistant Chemical Rubber Company, 1966.

Editor, writer Jefferson Encyclopedia, World Public Company, 1967-1968. Disc jockey, announcer Station WCLV-FM, 1968-1969. Communications coordinator, writer, editor Highlights newsletter University Circle, Inc., 1971-1981.

Talk-show hostess, announcer Station WERE-AM, 1972-1973. Tele-consultant Marketing Programs, Inc., 1995—2002. Free-lance writer, editor, consultant, 1981—2002.

Editor Riveting News, 1996-1998, Hard Hatted Women, 1996. Publicity specialist American Association Retired Persons, Ohio, 1987-1988. Teacher Project LEARN.

Tutor Very Important Person program.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Greenwood, 1967. Editor, public Frog in the Milk Pan (Marie Wallace), 1963. Editor Graffiti Magazine, 1967, Office Gal Magazine, 1962-1963, Smorgasbrain Magazine, 1968.


Hostess weekly radio show CRRS, Cleveland Society for Blind, 1971-2002. Taper books for Library. of Congress Service for Visually Handicapped. Treasurer Cleveland Beautiful Committee, 1980, secretary, 1982.

Vice president Cleveland Cultural Garden Federation, executive secretary, 1989-1990, 90-91, acting president, 1989-1990. Trustee E. Cleveland (Ohio) Cmty.Theatre, Yellow Springs Area Theatre, Y Players, Dayton, Ohio, Karamu Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio. Member Public Relations Society of America, International Association Business Communicators, Advertising Women of Cleveland (past president, editor Weathervane 1982-1983), Women in Communication (editor Write-Up 1989-1990), World Association Women Journalists and Writers (congress coordinator 1982-1983, vice president United States chapter 1988), Mensa, Early Settlers, Zonta International (president Cleveland chapter 1976-1979, 91-92, director Area 3 District V 1984-1986), Women's City Club, Esperanto League of North America, Universal Esperanto Association.


Married John Thornton Wood, June 1941 (divorced 1947). Children: Mark Thornton, Jonna Grim. Married Clifford Emanuel Huff, June 1948 (divorced 1955).

1 child, Karen Weston.

Eli Leslie Oliver

Melba Antoinette (Gislason) Oliver

John Thornton Wood

Clifford Emanuel Huff

Mark Thornton Wood

Jonna Grim Wood

Karen Weston Wood