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Editor , writer

Peter De Vries, American writer, editor. Member American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters.

Background

Vries, Peter De was born on February 27, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joost and Henrietta (Eldersveld) De Vries.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Calvin College, 1931;student, Northwestern University, summer 1931.

Career

Editor community newspaper, Chicago, 1931;freelance writer, 1931;associate editor, Poetry Magazine, 1938;co-editor, Poetry Magazine, 1942;member editorial staff, New Yorker Magazine, 1944-1987.

Works

Membership

Member American Academy and Institute Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Katinka Loeser, October 16, 1943. Children: Jan, Peter Jon, Emily, Derek.

father:
Joost Vries

mother:
Henrietta (Eldersveld) De Vries

spouse:
Katinka Loeser

children:
Jan Vries

Peter Jon Vries

Emily Vries

Derek Vries