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Walter Seager Seager Sullivan

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Walter Seager Sullivan, American editor, author. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946, PTO. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Arctic Institute North America; member American Geography Society (Daly medal 1973).

Background

Sullivan, Walter Seager was born on January 12, 1918 in New York City. Son of Walter Seager and Jeanet E. (Loomis) Sullivan.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1940. H.L.D., Yale University, 1969. H.L.D., Newark College Engineering, 1973.

Doctor of Science, Hofstra University, 1974. Doctor of Science, Ohio State University, 1977. Doctor of Science, University Alabama, 1987.

Doctor of Science, Muhlenberg College, 1987.

Career

Member staff New York Times, 1940-1987, foreign correspondent Far East, 1948-1950, United Nations correspondent, 1951-1952, foreign correspondent, Germany, 1952-1956, chief science writer, 1960-1962, science news editor, 1962-1963, science editor, 1964-1987.

Works

book Assault on the unknown; the International Geophysical Year book Assault on the unknown;: The International Geophysical Year book Assault on the Unknown book We Are Not Alone: The Search for Intelligent Life on Other Worlds book We Are Not Alone: The Continuing Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Revised Edition book Landprints: On the Magnificent American Landscape book We Are Not Alone: The Continuing Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Revised Edition book We Are Not Alone: The Search for Intelligent Life on Other Worlds book We Are Not Alone

Membership

Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946, PTO. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Arctic Institute North America. Member American Geography Society (Daly medal 1973).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chamber music.

Connections

Married Mary E. Barrett, August 17, 1950. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Catherine Ellinwood, Theodore Loomis.

father:
Walter Seager Sullivan

mother:
Jeanet E. (Loomis) Sullivan

spouse:
Mary E. Barrett

children:
Elizabeth Anne Sullivan

Catherine Ellinwood Sullivan

Theodore Loomis Sullivan