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William Otto Foss, American writer. Member of United States Naval Institute, Authors Guild, Sons of Norway (Third's District Leif Erickson award 2007).

Background

Foss, William Otto was born on October 2, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hans Foss and Alma Josephine Sandstrom.

Education

Graduated from high school, Milton, Massachusetts.

Career

Translate Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1947—1951. Associate editor Navy Times, 1951—1960. Writer Beltsville, Maryland, 1960—1962.

Writer, editor United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1962—1967. Public information specialist United States Army Reserve Officers Training Corps Directorate, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1967—1973. Chief yeoman United States Navy, 1937-1947.

Works

Membership

Member of United States Naval Institute, Authors Guild, Sons of Norway (Third's District Leif Erickson award 2007).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, photography.

Connections

Married Wilma Fehrs-Foss, June 3, 2000. Married Dulcie Elaine Daffer, November 1, 1941 (deceased December 23, 1991).

father:
Hans Foss

mother:
Alma Josephine Sandstrom

spouses:
Wilma Fehrs-Foss

Dulcie Elaine Daffer