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Lorraine Jensen Davis Edit Profile

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Lorraine Jensen Davis, American writer, editor. Recipient Distinguished Citizen award Alpha Gamma Delta, 1981. Member National Organization of Women, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Davis, Lorraine Jensen was born on April 2, 1924 in Omaha. Daughter of Theron R. and L. Mildred (Henkel) Jensen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Denver, 1946.

Career

Copywriter, Glamour magazine, New York City, 1946-1954; production editor, Glamour magazine, New York City, 1954-1961; production editor, Vogue Children magazine, New York City, 1963-1966.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer, associate features editor, Vogue magazine, New York City, 1966-1977. Managing editor, writer women's news column, 1977-1988. Editorial director Condé Nast Books, 1988-1991.

      Editor: Vogue Living and Food Guide, 1975. Editorial consultant: Vogue Beauty and Health Guide, 1979-1982. Editor: Cooking with Colette (by Colette Rossant), 1975, Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion (by Charlotte Calasibetta), 1975, English translation Paul Bocuse's French Cooking, 1977.

Membership

Member National Organization of Women, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Richard Morris Davis, April 4, 1959 (deceased). 1 child, Laura Jensen.

father:
Theron R. Jensen

mother:
L. Mildred (Henkel) Jensen

spouse:
Richard Morris Davis

child:
Laura Jensen Davis