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Richard Scott Prather Edit Profile

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Richard Scott Prather, American writer. Recipient Life Achievement award Private Eye Writers of America, 1986.

Background

Prather, Richard Scott was born on September 9, 1921 in Santa Ana, California, United States. Son of Sydney Scott Prather and Effie Alberta Kuykendall Middleton.

Education

Student, Riverside Community College, California, 1939. Student, Riverside Junior College, 1940.

Career

Civilian clerk, March Air Force Base, Riverside, 1941; chief clerk, surplus property disposal office, March Air Force Base, Riverside, 1946-1949; fireman, 2d engineer, United States Merchant Marine, 1942-1945.

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