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Richard Arthur Kleiner, American Writer, editors Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. M C.


Kleiner, Richard Arthur was born on March 9, 1921 in New York City. Son of Israel Simon and Alma (Kempner) Kleiner.


Bachelor of Letters, Rutgers University, 1942.


With, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Cleveland, 1947-1949;With, Newspaper Enterprise Association, New York City, 1949-1964;With, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Los Angeles, 1964-1986;senior editor, Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1977-1985;West Coast director, United Media Prodns., 1982-1985;columnist, United Media, since 1986. Member journalism faculty California State College, Long Beach, 1975-1977, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977-1982, College of Desert, 1986-1988. Columnist Weekly Packet, Blue Hill, Maine, 1991-1995.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: books, including E.S.P. and the Stars, 1970, Index of Initials and Acronyms, 1971, Take One, 1974, The Two of Us, 1976, Hollywood's Greatest Love Stories, 1976, Please Don't Shoot My Dog, 1981, (with Alice Faye) Growing Older but Staying Younger, 1990, Rock Hudson: Friend of Mine, 1990. Book editor: The Desert Sun, 1986-1993.


Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. M C.


Married Hortensia Rivas, August 7, 1954. Children: Katherine Winovich, Cynthia Smetana, Peter.

Israel Simon Kleiner

Alma (Kempner) Kleiner

Hortensia Rivas

Katherine Winovich Kleiner

Cynthia Smetana Kleiner

Peter Kleiner