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writer , literary agency consultant

Oscar Collier, American literary agency consultant, writer.


Collier, Oscar was born on February 26, 1924 in Waco, Texas, United States. Son of Hosea Oscar and Percy Virginia (Moore) Collier.


Student, Baylor University, 1941-1942;student, University Iowa, 1943;student, Art Students League, 1945-1947;student, New School Social Research, 1947-1948.


Co-editor, Iconograph magazine, New York City, 1947-1948;New York City correspondent, Mediarts magazine, 1958;editor, assistant to president, Fleet Public Corporation, New York City, 1960-1963;president, editor, Fleet Public Corporation, New York City, 1964-1967;vice president, Hobbs, Dormann & Company, Inc., New York City, 1967;partner, Collier-Hobbs Agency, 1967-1968;partner, Seligmann & Collier, New York City, 1968-1975;consultant, Collier Associations, New York City, 1976-1978;proprietor, Collier Associations, New York City, 1983-1994;senior editor, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1976-1981;writer, book packager, 1981-1982;consultant, since 1994.



Married Gertrude Barrer, 1942 (divorced 1947). 1 child, Greer (Mistress Greer Fitting). Married Gladys Perin Whitridge, 1949 (divorced 1970).

Children: Lisa Whitridge (Mistress John Cool), Sophia Whitridge. Married Diana Meerwarth, 1970 (divorced 1981). 1 child, Christopher.

1 child (with Carol Cartaino), Clayton Collier-Cartaino.

Hosea Oscar Collier

Percy Virginia (Moore) Collier

Gertrude Barrer

Gladys Perin Whitridge

Diana Meerwarth

Greer Collier (Mistress Greer Fitting)

Lisa Whitridge Collier (Mistress John Cool)

Sophia Whitridge Collier

Christopher Collier