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Leslie Wright Dow

photographer , writer , company executive

Leslie Wright Dow, American communications company executive, photographer, writer.


Dow, Leslie Wright was born on April 28, 1938 in New York City. Daughter of Charles Leslie Kerr and Margaret Scott (MacArthur) Wright.


Associate of Arts, Colby-Sawyer College, 1957. Certified, Katharine Gibbs School, 1958.


Production assistant Time Incorporated, New York York City, 1958-1960. Executive assistant Jefferson-Standard Broadcasting Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1960-1968, Great Britain Wilkins Inc., Charlotte, 1981—1982. President, public relations consultant Wright Communications, Inc., 1982—2006.


  • Contributor photography to magazines and professional journals. Contributor articles to magazines.


Board directors Charlotte Symphony Women's Association, 1964-1971, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, 1965. Member Auxiliary of the Mint Museum, Charlotte, since 1965. Trustee Colby-Sawyer College, 1997—2006.

Member National Association of Female Executives, American Society Interior Designers (director public relations Carolinas chapter l984-88), American Business Women's Association, American Society Magazine Photographers, Professional Photographers North Carolina, Professional Photographers American.


Married William Arthur Dow, 1987. 1 child, John M. Haywood.