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Richard Stanley Lewis, American author, former editor. Member Indialantic Town Council, 1980-1982, appointed deputy mayor, 1980. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow British Interplanetary Society (London); Member Authors Guild, Authors League American Clubs: National Press (Washington); Canaveral Press (Cocoa Beach, Florida) (president 1985).

Background

Lewis, Richard Stanley was born on January 8, 1916 in Pittsburgh. Son of S. Morton and Mary L. (Lefstein) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1937.

Career

Reporter, Cleveland Press, 1937-1938; rewrite man, drama critic, Indianapolis Times, 1938-1943; reporter, city editor, Indianapolis Times, 1946-1949; reporter, St. Louis Star-Times, 1949-1951; member of staff, Chicago Sun-Times, 1951-1968; science editor, Chicago Sun-Times, 1967-1968; managing editor, Bulletin Atomic Scientists, Chicago, 1968-1970; editor, Bulletin Atomic Scientists, 1971-1974. Writing consultant earth science curriculum project National Science Foundation, summers 1964-1965.

Works

Membership

Member Indialantic Town Council, 1980-1982, appointed deputy mayor, 1980. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow British Interplanetary Society (London).

Member Authors Guild, Authors League American Clubs: National Press (Washington). Canaveral Press (Cocoa Beach, Florida) (president 1985).

Connections

Married Louise G. Silberstein, June 8, 1938. Children: Jonathan, David.

father:
S. Morton Lewis

mother:
Mary L. (Lefstein) Lewis

spouse:
Louise G. Silberstein

child:
Jonathan Lewis

child:
David Lewis