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Richard Martin Stern, American writer. Member Mystery Writers American (Edgar award 1959, executive vice president 1962-1964, president 1971), British Crime Writers Association, Authors Guild.

Background

Stern, Richard Martin was born on March 17, 1915 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Charles Frank and True (Aiken) Stern.

Education

Student, Harvard University, 1936.

Career

General advertising, radio and newspaper public and promotion Hearst Corporation, 1936-1937. Dehydrator foreman Boothe Fruit Company, Modesto, California, 1938-1939. Manufacturing engineer Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, 1940-1945.

Works

Membership

Member Mystery Writers American (Edgar award 1959, executive vice president 1962-1964, president 1971), British Crime Writers Association, Authors Guild. Clubs: International Press (London). Quién Sabe (Santa Fe).

Connections

Married Dorothy Helen Atherton, December 20, 1937. 1 adopted child, Mary Elisabeth Emery (Mistress Robert Vinton).

father:
Charles Frank Stern

mother:
True (Aiken) Stern

spouse:
Dorothy Helen Atherton