Phyllis May Ford Choyke Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Northwestern University, 1942.
Reporter, City News Bureau, Chicago, 1942-1943; Reporter, Metropolitan section Chicago Tribune, Chicago, 1943-1944; feature writer, Office of War Information, New York City, 1944-1945; secretary corporation, Artcrest Products Company, Inc., Chicago, 1958-1988; vice president, Artcrest Products Company, Inc., Chicago, 1964-1988; president, The Partford Corporation, Chicago, 1988-1990. Founder, director Harper Square Press division, 1966-1990.
Member of Daughters of the American Revolution (correspondent secretary General Henry Dearborn chapter 1991-1992, treasurer 1992—2003, regent 2003-2006), Academy American Poets (New York City), Poetry Society of America (New York City), Chicago Press Veterans Association, Society Midland Authors (board directors since 1987, treasurer 1988-1993, president 1993-1995, membership director 1997-1998, correspondent secretary since 1999), Mystery Writers American (associate), John Evans Club (Northwestern University), Arts Club Chicago.
Married Arthur Davis Choyke Junior, August 18, 1945. Children: Christopher Ford, Tyler Van.