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Lorna Matheson Wyckoff, American publisher. Named Outstanding Woman in Communications, Young Women’s Christian Association, Richmond, Virginia, 1988; Journalism award American Cancer Society, Richmond, 1988, 91.

Background

Wyckoff, Lorna Matheson was born on November 20, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of George Hugh and Edith (Fitzpatrick) Matheson.

Education

Bachelor in English, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, 1971., 1976;, 1979.

Career

Teacher, Baltimore County Schools, Baltimore, 1971-1972;teacher, Baltimore City Schools, Baltimore, 1972-1973;news director, Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia, 1974-1976;communications director, Youth for Understanding Student Exchange, Washington, 1976-1978;publicist, Carl Byoir & Associations, Washington, 1979-1981;publisher, editor, founder, Style Weekly, Richmond, Virginia, since 1982. Trustee, New Virginia Review, Richmond, Virginia, since 1988. Advisory board The Richmond Forum, Richmond, since 1987.

Membership

Trustee, The Maymont Foundation, Richmond, Virginia, since 1987, Leadership Metro. Richmond, since 1988, Richmond Children's Museum, 1986-1988. Member Virginia Press Women, Virginia Press Association, National Federation of Press Women (first place section 1989).

Connections

Married Garth Kirkwood (divorced 1973). Married Randolph Wyckoff, August 2, 1975. Children: Claire Brooks, Lily Randolph.

father:
George Hugh Matheson

mother:
Edith (Fitzpatrick) Matheson

spouses:
Garth Kirkwood

Randolph Wyckoff

children:
Claire Brooks Wyckoff

Lily Randolph Wyckoff