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Mary-Scott Welch, American writer member National Abortion Rights Action League, Planned Parenthood, eviron organizations; Member American Civil Liberties Union, National Organization for Women (board directors New York City chapter 1973-1975, advisory board New York City chapter 1982), American Association of University Women, New York Civil Liberties Union, Women's Law.

Background

Welch, Mary-Scott was born on December 14, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Scott and Myrtle (Ferrin) Stewart.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Illinois, 1940.

Career

Newsstand promotion manager Esquire-Coronet, Chicago, 1940-1942. West Coast editor Esquire, Hollywood, California, 1943-1945. Associate editor Pageant magazine, New York City, 1947-1950.

Entertainment editor Look magazine, New York City, 1950-1952. Food editor Glamour magazine, New York City, 1953-1955. Columnist Seventeen, New York City, 1960-1963, Vogue magazine, McCall's, 1974-1976, Executive Female, 1981-1982.

Editor-in-chief Homemaker's Digest, 1971-1972. Teacher magazine writing Womanschool and Ethical Culture Society, New York City, 1975-1977. Coord. rape prevention committee National Organization for Women, New York City, 1972-1974.

Former member of advisory board Institute for Women and Work, Cornell Univercity. Former member of advisory board Working Women, National Association Office Workers. Member National Abortion Rights Action League, Planned Parenthood, eviron organizations.

Board directors Abortion Rights Mobilization. Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1943.

Works

Membership

Coordinator rape prevention committee National Organization of Women, New York City, 1972—1974. Former member advisory board Institute for Women and Work, Cornell University, Working Women, National Association Office Workers. Member National Abortion Rights Action League, Planned Parenthood, eviron organizations.

Board directors Abortion Rights Mobilization. Member of American Association of University Women, National Organization of Women (board directors New York City chapter 1973-1975, advisory board New York City chapter 1982), American Civil Liberties Union, Manhattan Women's Political Caucus, National Women's Political Caucus, Women in Communications, Authors League, Authors Guild, Emily's List, Freedom From Religion Foundation, War Resisters League, National Women's Law Center,, National Women's Hall of Fame, Women's Law Fellowship Program, New York Civil Liberties Union, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Barrett Farley Welch (deceased). Children: Farley, Laurie, Margaret, Mary Barrett.

father:
William Scott Stewart

mother:
Myrtle (Ferrin) Stewart

spouse:
Barrett Farley Welch

children:
Laurie Welch

Mary Barrett Welch

Farley Welch

Margaret Welch