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Rosalind Minor Ashley, American writer. Recipient grand prize for poetry Station KFAC-FM, Los Angeles, 1984. Volunteer Recordings for Blind, Chicago, Poway Public Library.; publicity chairman Rancho Santa Fe (California) Community Concerts Association, 1986-1988; play judge Associate Community Theatres; director, actor in Theater World, Institute for Continued Learning, University California-San Diego. Member Brandeis Club, Welcome Wagon Club.

Background

Ashley, Rosalind Minor was born on October 10, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Jack and Frances (Wasser) Minor.

Education

Graduate, Moser Business College, Chicago, 1940; Bachelor of Science in Education, Northwestern University, 1963; postgraduate, National College Education, 1968.

Career

Secretary, Platt Luggage, Inc., 1944; Chicago producer, performer Story Book Ladies, WEAW, Evanston, Illinois, 1954-1955; elementary teacher, School District Northern 65, Evanston, 1962-1963; elementary teacher, School District Northern 39, Wilmette, Illinois, 1964-1970; associate editor, Scott, Foresman & Company, Inc., Glenview, Illinois, 1970-1972; weekly humor columnist, Citizen, Del Mar Citizen and La Costan, Solana Beach, California, 1986-1987; freelance writer San Diego edit, Los Angeles Times and Citizen, since 1987. Consultant Carlsbad (California) Unified School, 1986-1987.

Works

Membership

Volunteer Recordings for Blind, Chicago, Poway Public Library. Publicity chairman RanchoSanta Fe (California) Community Concerts Association, 1986-1988. Play judge Association Community Theatres.

Director, actor in Theater World, Institute for Continued Learning, University of California-San Diego. Member Brandeis Club, Welcome Wagon Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sewing, painting, golf.

Connections

Married Charles Ashley, March 1, 1941. Children: Stephen David, Richard Arthur.

father:
Jack Minor

mother:
Frances (Wasser) Minor

spouse:
Charles Ashley

children:
Richard Arthur Ashley

Stephen David Ashley