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Ken Lloyd Kolb, American writer. Certified junior college English teacher. Foreman Plumas County Grand Jury, Quincy, 1970; chairman Region C Criminal Justice Planning Commission, Oroville, California, 1975-1977; film commissioner Plumas County, 1986-1987. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Writers Guild American West, Authors Guild, Plumas Ski Club (president 1977-1978), Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa, Theta Chi.

Background

Kolb, Ken Lloyd was born on July 14, 1926 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Frederick Von and Ella May (Bay) Kolb.

Education

Bachelor in English with honors, University of California, Berkeley, 1950;Master of Arts with honors, San Francisco State University, 1953.

Career

Freelance fiction writer various national magazines, New York City, 1951-1956. Freelance screenwriter various film and television studios, Los Angeles, 1956-1981. Freelance novelist Chilton, Random House, Playboy Press, New York City, since 1967.

Instructor creative writing Feather River College, Quincy California, 1969. Minister Universal Life Church.

Achievements

  • Certified junior college English teacher.

Works

Membership

Foreman Plumas County Grand Jury, Quincy, 1970. Chairman Region C Criminal Justice Planning Commission, Oroville, California, 1975-1977. Film commissioner Plumas County, 1986-1987.

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Writers Guild American West, Authors Guild, Plumas Ski Club (president 1977-1978), Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa, Theta Chi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, tennis, traveling.

Connections

Married Emma LaVada Sanford, June 7, 1952. Children: Kevin, Lauren, Kimrie.

father:
Frederick Von Kolb

mother:
Ella May (Bay) Kolb

spouse:
Emma LaVada Sanford

children:
Kevin Kolb

Lauren Kolb

Kimrie Kolb