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Editorial consultant

Sara Margaret Sheppard Landis, American editorial consultant. Member St. George Episcopalian Church; Member English Speaking Union (head book discussion group 1989-1992), Friends Ephiphany chapter New York Public Library, United Daughters Confederacy, Squadron A Club.

Background

Landis, Sara Margaret Sheppard was born on May 20, 1920 in Badin, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thomas Coates and Ouida (Watson) Sheppard.

Education

Student, Flora MacDonald College Women, 1938. Student, Rice Business College, 1939. Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University North Carolina, 1942.

Career

Editorial assistant, Redbook Magazine, New York City, 1942-1943;with, Doubleday and Company. New York City, 1944-1946;with, Eagle Pencil Company. New York City, 1953-1954;manager personnel, Workman Service, New York City, 1955-1956;manager personnel, Clay Adams Company.

New York City, 1957-1958;job analyst, Bigelow Carpet Company. New York City, 1959-1960;assistant to guidance director, Childrens Village, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1960-1961;director promotions, advertising, Oceans Publs., Dobbs Ferry, 1961-1966;manager promotions, Reinhold Public Company. New York City, 1967-1968;manager promotions, Watson Guptil Public Company.

New York City, 1968;manager promotions, Chilton Book Company, Philadelphia, 1968-1969;consultant editorial, promotions, Sheppard-Landis Ink, New York City, since 1969. Consultant Parker, Rebel Without Rights, Millbrook, 1996, George Washington Series, Millbrook, 1996-1998.

Membership

Member St. George Episcopalian Church. Member English Speaking Union (head book discussion group 1989-1992), Friends Ephiphany chapter New York Public Library, United Daughters Confederacy, Squadron A Club.

Connections

Married Williard Griffith Landis, December 7, 1945. Children: Susan Sheppard, Timothy Joseph, Margaret Carol.

father:
Thomas Coates Sheppard

mother:
Ouida (Watson) Sheppard

spouse:
Williard Griffith Landis

children:
Susan Sheppard Landis

Timothy Joseph Landis

Margaret Carol Landis