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scientific editor , freelance writer

Mildred Shapley Matthews, American Scientific editor, freelance writer. Avocation: classical music concerts, especially opera. F C. Recipient Masursky Meritorious Svc. award division planetary science American Astronomical Society, 1993.

Background

Matthews, Mildred Shapley was born on February 15, 1915 in Pasadena, California, United States. Daughter of Harlow and Martha (Betz) Shapley.

Education

AB, University of Michigan, 1936.

Career

Research assistant California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1950—1961. Bilingual editor, research assistant Astronomical Observatory Merate-Milan and Trieste, Italy, 1960—1970. Research assistant Lunar-Planetary Laboratory, editor space science series University Arizona, Tucson, 1970—1996.

Retired, 1996.

Achievements

  • Avocation: classical music concerts, especially opera. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Sky and Telescope, Astronomia.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, music.

Connections

Married Ralph Vernon Matthews, September 25, 1937. Children:: June Lorrain, Bruce Shapley, Melvin Lloyd, Martha Alys.

father:
Harlow Shapley

mother:
Martha (Betz) Shapley

spouse:
Ralph Vernon Matthews

children:
: June Lorrain Matthews

Bruce Shapley Matthews

Melvin Lloyd Matthews

Martha Alys Matthews