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columnist , novelist , speaker

Sarah Booth Conroy was American columnist. Recipient Raven award Mystery Writers American, 1990, University Tennessee Distinguished Alumni award, 1995, Mortar Board award, 1997. Member of American Institute of Architects (honorary first recipient Glenn Brown award 2000).

Background

Conroy, Sarah Booth was born on February 16, 1927 in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Weston Anthony and Ruth (Proctor) Booth.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1950.

Career

Continuity writer, Station WNOX, 1945-1948;commentator, writer, Station WATO, 1948-1949;reporter, architecture columnist, Knoxville News Sentinel, 1949-1956;associate editor, The Diplomat magazine, 1956-1958;columnist, Washington Post, 1957-1958;design editor, columnist, Washington Post, 1970-1982;feature writer, columnist, Washington Post, 1982-1994;Chronicles columnist, Washington Post, since 1986;reporter, art critic, Washington Daily News, 1968-1970;regular contributor, New York Times, 1968-1970. Member of advisory board Horizon magazine, 1978-1985.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Architects (honorary first recipient Glenn Brown award 2000).

Connections

Married Richard Timothy Conroy, December 31, 1949. Children: Camille Booth, Sarah Claire.

father:
Weston Anthony Booth

mother:
Ruth (Proctor) Booth

spouse:
Richard Timothy Conroy

children:
Camille Booth Conroy

Sarah Claire Conroy