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Margaret Cheney, American writer, retired editor. Environmental coordinator De Anza College National History Trail; member executive board Tesla Memorial Society; Member of Authors Guild.

Background

Cheney, Margaret was born on April 5, 1921 in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Daughter of George and Josie Goughnour Swisher.

Education

Student, Cornish School Arts, Seattle, 1940.

Career

Reporter Aberdeen (Washington) Daily World, 1940—1942. Editor Associated Press, Seattle, 1943—1946. Personnel secretary Bechtel Corporation, Dhahron, Saudi Arabia, 1946—1948.

Public relations writer Arabian American Oil Corporation, 1948—1952, University California, Berkeley, 1960—1969. Editor Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, 1970—1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Tesla-Man Out of Time (Tesla Gold medal). Author: (with Robert Uth) Tesla-Master of Lightning. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Environmental coordinator De Anza College National History Trail. Member executive board Tesla Memorial Society. Member of Authors Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, gardening, travel.

Connections

Married Robert Millius (deceased). Married Michael S. Cheney, May 29, 1952 (deceased). 1 child Victoria Cheney Summers.

father:
George Swisher

mother:
Josie Goughnour Swisher

spouses:
Robert Millius

Michael S. Cheney

child:
Victoria Cheney Summers Cheney