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Newton Kendall Thornburg, American Novelist. Avocations: boating, hiking, camping, painting. M C.

Background

Thornburg, Newton Kendall was born on May 13, 1929 in Harvey, Illinois, United States. Son of Newton Kendall Senior and Rhea (Mattox) Thornburg.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1951.

Career

Purchasing agent, Thornburg Brothers Company, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 1958-1963;copywriter, Klaus-Van Peterson-Dunlap, Inc., Milwaukee, 1963-1966;copywriter, D'Arcy Advertising Company, St. Louis, 1966-1969;copywriter, Palmer Larson Bateman, Santa Barbara, California, 1969-1972;independent novelist, since 1973.

Achievements

  • Avocations: boating, hiking, camping, painting. M C.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Boating, hiking, camping, painting.

Connections

Married Karin Larson, September 16, 1953 (deceased March 1986). Children: Kristen, Mark, Douglas.

father:
Newton Kendall Senior Thornburg

mother:
Rhea (Mattox) Thornburg

spouse:
Karin Larson

children:
Kristen Thornburg

Mark Thornburg

Douglas Thornburg