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Editor , playwright

William Thomas Mc Cleery, American playwright, editor. Member Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Cleery, William Thomas Mc was born on September 15, 1911 in Hastings, Nebraska, United States. Son of Carl Kilburn and Vera Gertrude (Lowman) McCleery.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Nebraska, 1931.

Career

Feature writer Omaha World Herald. Washington staff A.P., 1932-1934. Executive editor A.P. Feature Service, 1935-1938.

Editorial staff Life magazine, 1938-1939. Sunday editor Prime Minister, 1939-1945. Associate editor Ladies' Home Journal, 1958-1963.

Editor Princeton (New Jersey) Quarterly, 1964-1977. Lecturer in playwriting Princeton University, 1967-1977. Member board directors MacDowell Colony, 1948-1970.

Trustee Daily Princetonian, since 1975.

Works

Membership

Member Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Martha Davenport, October 3, 1936 (divorced 1946). 1 child, Michael Carl. Married Ann Roan Robinson, March 18, 1950.

1 child, Samuel Adams.

father:
Carl Kilburn McCleery

mother:
Vera Gertrude (Lowman) McCleery

spouses:
Martha Davenport

Ann Roan Robinson

children:
Michael Carl Cleery

Samuel Adams Cleery