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Editor , writer

Nora Lourie Percival, Russian writer, retired editor. Member of High Country Writers, Senior Scholars (life).

Background

Percival, Nora Lourie was born on October 14, 1914 in Samara, Samara Province, Russia. Arrived in the United States, 1922. Daughter of Adolph and Adalia (Olga) Eliasberg Lourie.

Education

Bachelor, Barnard College, 1936.

Career

Director of alumnae affairs Barnard College, New York City, 1969—1973. Editor periodicals American Management Association, 1961—1969. Counselor to women workers Sperry Gyroscope Company, Lake Success, New York, 1942—1945.

Works

Membership

Member of High Country Writers, Senior Scholars (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening, travel, music.

Connections

Married Herman Gund, 1936 (deceased 1939). 1 child Peter Herman Gund. Married James Percival, 1943 (deceased 1984).

Children: Elizabeth, Julia (Jill) Wynns, Laurie Oates, Nora James.

father:
Adolph Lourie

mother:
Adalia (Olga) Eliasberg Lourie

spouses:
Herman Gund

James Percival

children:
Peter Herman Gund Percival

Elizabeth Percival

Julia Percival (Jill) Wynns

Laurie Oates Percival

Nora James Percival