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travel editor

Lawrence De Witt Townsend, American travel editor. Member advisory committee Art Institute, Chicago, since 1972.

Background

Townsend, Lawrence De Witt was born on April 17, 1935 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Lawrence De Witt and Sadie Sylvia (Saloma) Townsend.

Education

Bachelor, San Diego State University, 1958. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1960.

Career

Radio editor United Press International, Chicago, 1959. Editor Chicago Tribune, 1959-1965, 68-86, executive travel editor, since 1986. Editor International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, Skokie, Illinois, 1965-1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Harvey Olson's Europe, 1964.

Membership

Member advisory committee Art Institute, Chicago, since 1972.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Carol Jean Kimmel, September 12, 1958. Children: Richard Steven, Laura Diane.

father:
Lawrence De Witt Townsend

mother:
Sadie Sylvia (Saloma) Townsend

spouse:
Carol Jean Kimmel

children:
Richard Steven Townsend

Laura Diane Townsend