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Thomas Arthur Powell, American publisher. Fellow: Garden Writers Association (Quill & Trowel award 1985); member: Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Gold Medal 1982), Garden Club American (Sarah Chapman Francis Medal 1978).

Background

Powell, Thomas Arthur was born on January 30, 1929 in New York City. Son of Ernest Powell and Sophie Huber.

Career

Freelance writer, 1946—1960. Manager L&H Orchid Nursery, Summit, New Jersey, 1960—1964. Executive director Horticultural Society New York, New York City, 1964—1968.

Editor, public The Avant Gardener, since 1968.

Membership

Fellow: Garden Writers Association (Quill & Trowel award 1985). Member: Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Gold Medal 1982), Garden Club American (Sarah Chapman Francis Medal 1978).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

father:
Ernest Powell

mother:
Sophie Huber