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freelance/self-employed writer

William Krasner, American freelance/self-employed writer. Achievements include research in methods of forecasting development of tropical cyclones. Fellow, Pennsylvania Council on Arts, 1980; grantee, National Institute Arts and Letters, 1955.

Background

Krasner, William was born on June 8, 1917 in St. Louis. Son of Samuel and Bryna Persov Krasner.

Education

Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1935—1936. Student, American Advertising Federation Meterology School, 1942—1946. Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Columbia University, 1948.

Career

Freelance writer, novelist, Berwyn, Pennsylvania, from 1948. Producer, writer Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Radio, St. Louis, 1957—1960. Development, speechwriter Washington University, 1961—1963.

Article editor, co-founder Trans-Action Magazine, 1964—1969. Writer, editor Smith-Kline Pharmaceutical, Philadelphia, 1969. Medical writer, editor University Pennsylvania, 1969—1974.

Brochure writer National Institute of Mental Health, 1974—1975. Warrant officer (junior grade) United States Air Force, 1942-1946, PTO.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in methods of forecasting development of tropical cyclones.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, helping people, time with children and grandchildren.

Connections

Married Juanita Frances Frazier, October 13, 1956. Children: David Ely, Daniel Asher, Lawrence Samuel, James Nathan.

father:
Samuel Krasner

mother:
Bryna Persov Krasner

spouse:
Juanita Frances Frazier

children:
David Ely Krasner

Daniel Asher Krasner

Lawrence Samuel Krasner

James Nathan Krasner