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Thomas Gibbons Aylesworth, American editor, author. Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1947. Member New York Academy of Sciences, National Science Teachers Association, National Association Biology Teachers, National Association Research Science Teaching, National Association Science Writers, Authors Guild, Phi Delta Kappa Clubs: Stamford Yacht (Connecticut).

Background

Aylesworth, Thomas Gibbons was born on November 5, 1927 in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States. Son of Carrol Wells and Margaret Ruth (Gibbons) Aylesworth.

Education

AB, Indiana University, 1950. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1959.

Career

Teacher Harvard High School, Illinois, 1951-1952, New Albany Junior High School, Indiana, 1952-1954. Head science department Battle Creek High School, Michigan, 1955-1957. Assistant professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1957-1961.

Special lecturer Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1961-1964. Senior editor Doubleday & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1964-1980. President Update Public Corporation, 1976-1995.

Editor-in-chief, director Bison Books Corporation, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1981-1986. Visiting professor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1962, Whitewater State University, Wisconsin, 1964.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1947. Member New York Academy of Sciences, National Science Teachers Association, National Association Biology Teachers, National Association Research Science Teaching, National Association Science Writers, Authors Guild, Phi Delta Kappa Clubs: Stamford Yacht (Connecticut).

Connections

Married Virginia Lillian Boelter, August 13, 1949. Children: Carol Jean, Thomas Paul.

father:
Carrol Wells Aylesworth

mother:
Margaret Ruth (Gibbons) Aylesworth

spouse:
Virginia Lillian Boelter

children:
Carol Jean Aylesworth

Thomas Paul Aylesworth