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Lawrence Lader, American writer. Recipient Benjamin Franklin Magazine award, 1969, Certified Distinction, National Organization of Women, 1989; named Feminist Majority Feminist of Year, 1992.

Background

Lader, Lawrence was born on August 6, 1919 in New York City. Son of Ludwig and Myrtle (Powell) Lader.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1941.

Career

With press department, ABC, 1941-1942;contributing editor, Coronet magazine, 1946;feature editor, Glamour magazine, 1953;lecturer, New York University, 1957-1959;lecturer, Philips Brooks Association, Harvard, since 1962;regular contributor, American Heritage, Reader's Digest, New York Times magazines, others, since 1941;executive director, Hugh Moore Fund, 1966-1967;foreign correspondent, Arab-Israel War, 1948;other overseas assignments, Arab-Israel War, 1951, 55, 57;adjunct associate professor journalism, New York University, 1967-1972.

Works

Membership

Chairman executive committee National Abortion Rights Action League, 1969-1972, chairman board, 1972-1976. President Abortion Rights Mobilization, since 1976. Served to lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Officer-in-charge New York Troop Information, Armed Forces Radio Service. Member Authors Guild. Clubs: Harvard, Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Son of Ludwig and Myrtle (Powell) L. M. Jean MacInnis, August 24, 1942 (divorced January 1946). M. Joan Summers, September 27, 1961.

1 daughter, Wendy Summers.

father:
Ludwig Lader

mother:
Myrtle (Powell) Lader

spouses:
Jean MacInnis

Joan Summers