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Marilyn Ruth Henderson, American writer. Member Authors Guild, Mystery Writers American (regional vice president 1974-1975, board directors), Society Children's Book Writers (board directors 1991-1992), International Association Crime Writers (board directors 1991-1992), Sisters in Crime (secretary 1991-1992, board directors), Private Eye Writers American.

Background

Henderson, Marilyn Ruth was born on September 7, 1927 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Rudolph Francis and Irene Bergit (Jacobsen) Podest.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, City University of New York, 1947.

Career

Chemist, Institute Paper Chemistry, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1947-1949;chemist, Krimko Corporation, Chicago, 1949-1950;chemist, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1952-1958;freelance writer,, since 1962.

Membership

Member Authors Guild, Mystery Writers American (regional vice president 1974-1975, board directors), Society Children's Book Writers (board directors 1991-1992), International Association Crime Writers (board directors 1991-1992), Sisters in Crime (secretary 1991-1992, board directors), Private Eye Writers American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: creative knitting.

Connections

Married Robert Aagaard Granbeck, December 31, 1949 (divorced 1973). Children: Christine Ellen, Leslie Carolyn, Robert Alan, Laurie Ann. Married Morrice R. Henderson, December 28, 1979 (deceased).

father:
Rudolph Francis Podest

mother:
Irene Bergit (Jacobsen) Podest

spouses:
Robert Aagaard Granbeck

Morrice R. Henderson

children:
Christine Ellen Henderson

Leslie Carolyn Henderson

Robert Alan Henderson

Laurie Ann Henderson