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Robert Verner Ormes

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Robert Verner Ormes, American editor. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Council Biology Editor, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Ormes, Robert Verner was born on September 10, 1921 in New York City. Son of Ferguson Reddie and Mabrie (Verner) Ormes.

Education

AB, Wabash College, 1943. Postgraduate, Columbia University.

Career

Instructor, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1947-1949;technical writer, Cushing & Nevell, New York City, 1954;editorial assistant Science journal, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, 1954-1957;assistant editor, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, 1957-1960;managing editor, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, 1961-1981;associate public, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, 1981-1984.

Membership

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Council Biology Editor, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Otto, September 2, 1950. Children: Julia C. Ormes Robinson, Carolyn V. Ormes Kollur, Margaret F.

father:
Ferguson Reddie Ormes

mother:
Mabrie (Verner) Ormes

spouse:
Mary Ann Otto

children:
Julia C. Ormes Robinson Ormes

Carolyn V. Ormes Kollur Ormes

Margaret F. Ormes