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drama , music , restaurant critic , travel writer

Rita Jane Moran, music, drama, restaurant critic, travel writer. Selected for Arts critics seminar National Endowment of the Humanities, 1977. Member Kappa Gamma Pi, Alpha Sigma Museum.

Background

Moran, Rita Jane was born on August 23, 1934 in St. Louis. Daughter of Victor Robert Senior and Margaret Lillian (Oliver) Witte.

Education

Bachelor in English, Writing, Webster University, 1956. Master of Arts in English, St. Louis University, 1958.

Career

Teacher English, Webster U., Webster Groves, Missouri, 1956-1958;feature writer, St. Saint Louis University Alumni Magazine, 1958-1960;feature writer, Ventura (California) Star-Free Press, 1961, 65-78;feature editor, Ventura (California) Star-Free Press, 1978-1992;music, drama and restaurant critic, feature/travel writer, Ventura County Star, since 1992.

Membership

Member Kappa Gamma Pi, Alpha Sigma Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, dance, travel, choral singing.

Connections

Married P. Joseph Moran, July 9, 1960. 1 child, Patrick J.

father:
Victor Robert Senior Witte

mother:
Margaret Lillian (Oliver) Witte

spouse:
P. Joseph Moran

child:
Patrick J. Moran