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food columnist , cookbook author

Mildred Lubritz Covert, American cookbook author, food columnist. Named Woman of Valor, Congregation Beth Israel, New Orleans, 1993.

Background

Covert, Mildred Lubritz was born on April 14, 1927 in New Orleans. Daughter of Aaron and Sadie (Kleinfeldt) Lubritz.

Education

Student, Newcomb College, New Orleans, 1943-1944;student, Soulé Business College, New Orleans, 1944-1945;student, Delgado College, New Orleans, 1993-1994.

Career

Secretary, Manpower, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1959-1965;secretary, Congregaton Beth Israel, New Orleans, 1965-1967;owner, editor, typist, Professional Manuscript Superior vena cava syndrome, New Orleans, 1966-1982;author, Pelican Public Company, Gretna, Louisiana, 1966-1982;actress/model, Del Corral Talent Agency, New Orleans, since 1980;food columnist, The Jewish News/Voice, New Orleans, 1983-1996;food columnist, The Jewish Post and Opinion, Indianapolis, since 1988;contributing food columnist, Times-Picayune, New Orleans, since 1995.

Works

Membership

Board of directors, member Executive Committee Beth Israel Congregation, since 1990. Vi.p. Beth Israel Hebrew School, 1953-1955. Teacher Beth Israel Sunday School, 1957-1972.

Active Woldenberg Living Center. Member Beth Israel Sisterhood (president 1952-1953), Tulane/Newcomb Alumni Association, Hadassah, Touro Auxiliary, Friends of the New Orleans Public Library., Mid-South Booksellers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: needlepointing, creative writing, baking.

Connections

Married David Covert, January 23, 1949. Children: Susan Covert Seiden, Martin Alan.

father:
Aaron Lubritz

mother:
Sadie (Kleinfeldt) Lubritz

spouse:
David Covert

children:
Susan Covert Seiden Covert

Martin Alan Covert