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Richard Lippincott Williams, American writer, editor. Coined term Flying Fortress for B-17 bomber. Member Time-Life Alumni Association, Alpha Delta Sigma, Sigma Delta Chi, Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Williams, Richard Lippincott was born on November 28, 1910 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Charles Richard and Dolly DeMaris (White) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Washington, 1933.

Career

With, Seattle Times, 1933-1941;With, Washington State Defense Council, 1941-1944;With, Boeing Aircraft Company, 1944-1945;correspondent, writer, Time, Inc., 1945-1952;editor, Dell Public Company, 1953-1960;series editor, Time-Life Books, Foods of the World, Life Library of Photography, others, 1962-1973;freelance editor, 1973-1975. Board editors Smithsonian magazine, from 1975.

Achievements

  • Coined term Flying Fortress for B-17 bomber.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Loggers, The Northwest Coast, The Cascades.

Membership

Member Time-Life Alumni Association, Alpha Delta Sigma, Sigma Delta Chi, Tau Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Overseas Press (New York City).

Connections

Married Dorothy Mahone (deceased 1957). Children: Diane Louise, Julie Demaris. Married Maria Teresa McGee.

Children: Richard, David, Robert, Mary, Virginia.

father:
Charles Richard Williams

mother:
Dolly DeMaris (White) Williams

spouses:
Dorothy Mahone

Maria Teresa McGee

children:
Diane Louise Williams

Julie Demaris Williams

Richard Williams

David Williams

Robert Williams

Mary Williams

Virginia Williams