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correspondent , writer

Sandra Dallas, American Correspondent, writer. recipient Wrangler award National Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1980, Lifetime Achievement award Denver Posse of Westerners, 1996, distinguished service award University Colorado, 1997; named Colorado Exceptional Chronicler of Western Historyby Women's library association and Denver Public Library Friends Foundation, 1986; finalist Spur award We. Writers of America, 1998.

Background

Dallas, Sandra was born on June 11, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Forrest Everett and Harriett (Mavity) Dallas.

Education

Bachelor, University Denver, 1960.

Career

Assistant editor, U. Denver Magazine, 1965-1966; editorial assistant, Business Week, Denver, 1961-1963, 67-69; bureau chief, Business Week, Denver, 1969-1985, 90-91; senior correspondent, Business Week, Denver, 1985-1990; freelance editor, since 1990. Book reviewer Denver Post, since 1961, regional book columnist, since 1980.

Works

Membership

Board directors Visiting Nurse Association, Denver, 1983—1985, History Denver, Inc., 1979—1982, 1984—1987, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, 2001—2004, Historic Georgetown, Inc., 2002—2005. Member Women's Forum Colorado, Denver Woman's Press Club, Western Writers American (Spur award 2003), Women Writing the West.

Connections

Married Robert Thomas Atchison, April 20, 1963. Children: Dana Dallas, Povy Kendal Dallas.

father:
Forrest Everett Dallas

mother:
Harriett (Mavity) Dallas

spouse:
Robert Thomas Atchison

children:
Dana Dallas

Povy Kendal Dallas