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Melanie Sophia Pflaum, American Writer, professor. Member Society Woman Geographers, Association of University Professors, Arts Club (Chicago F C.


Pflaum, Melanie Sophia was born on April 12, 1909 in St. Louis. Daughter of Edward David and Judith (Weill) Loewenthal.


Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1929. Post doctoral, Sorbonne, Paris, 1929. Post doctoral, University London.

Post doctoral, University College.


Editor American Medical Association, Chicago, 1930-1933. Foreign correspondent Newspaper Editorial Association, Europe, 1933-1939. Chief bureau division board economic warfare Board Economic Warfare, Washington, 1942-1944.

Professor of English Literature Interamerican University, San German, Puerto Rico, 1956-1963. Visiting lecturer Silliman University, Philippines, 1963. Lecturer in creative writing Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1955.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Bolero, 1958, Windfall, 1960, The Insiders, 1962, The Gentle Tyrants, 1965, Ready by Wednesday, 1967, Safari, 1973, 81, The Old Girls, 1975, 85, The Maine Remembered, 1977, Lili, 1980, The Second Conquest, 1969, 82, A Walkon Part, 1986, Costa Brava, 1971, Shadow of Doubt, 1987. Contributor articles to publications.


Married Irving Peter Pflaum, February 11, 1930 (deceased April 1985). Children: John, Peter, Thomas.

Edward David Loewenthal

Judith (Weill) Loewenthal

Irving Peter Pflaum

John Pflaum

Peter Pflaum

Thomas Pflaum