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Wilson Walker Cowen, American Publisher. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1960; Timothy Dexter fellow, 1964. Member Bibliographical Society University of Virginia (director), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cowen, Wilson Walker was born on June 5, 1934 in Dalhart, Texas, United States. Son of Wilson and Florence Elizabeth (Walker) Cowen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1956;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard, 1965.

Career

Advertising and promotion, Little Brown & Company, 1958-1959;partner, Walker-deBerry Publications, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959-1964;with, U. Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1965-1987;associate director, U. Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1968-1969;director, U. Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1969-1987. Teaching fellow Harvard, 1959-1964. Lecturer English University of Virginia, 1965-1971, professor, from 1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member board: Papers of George Washington.

Membership

Member Bibliographical Society University Virginia (director), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington). Farmington Hunt (Charlottesville).

Connections

Married Claudine LaHaye, August 25, 1971. Children: Charles Wilson, Francois.

father:
Wilson Cowen

mother:
Florence Elizabeth (Walker) Cowen

spouse:
Claudine LaHaye

children:
Charles Wilson Cowen

Francois Cowen