Carney, John Otis 1922–2006
Carney, John Otis 1922–2006
OBITUARY NOTICE—See index for CA sketch: Born February, 1922, in Chicago, IL; died of cancer, January 1, 2006, in AZ. Journalist and author. Carney was a former advertising writer and journalist who later became a successful novelist and scriptwriter for television. During World War II, he served with distinction as a Marine Corps pilot, earning five battle stars as well as a Presidential Unit Citation. After the war, he completed a B.A. at Princeton University in 1946, and the next year joined the advertising agency Louis de Rochemont Associates in New York City. From 1948 to 1949, he was a reporter for the Minneapolis Star before returning to advertising, this time with the J. Walter Thompson agency in Chicago. Having published his first novel, Love at First Flight, in 1943 with coauthor Charles Spalding, Carney was already a published author when he quit advertising completely in 1954. He found success writing for such television programs as Zane Grey Theater and The Monroes, while he continued to publish novels. Among these are Yesterday's Hero (1959), The Paper Bullet (1966), Welcome Back Billy Rawls (1977), and Chihuahua, 1916 (1980).
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2006, p. B9.
"Carney, John Otis 1922–2006." Contemporary Authors. . Encyclopedia.com. (April 18, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/carney-john-otis-1922-2006
"Carney, John Otis 1922–2006." Contemporary Authors. . Retrieved April 18, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/educational-magazines/carney-john-otis-1922-2006
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.