Holloway, Diane 1937-

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Holloway, Diane 1937-


Born October 19, 1937, in Tulsa, OK; daughter of Lawrence (a department store manager) and Helen (a pianist) Hatcher; married Bill Holloway (a computer company manager, July 15, 1961 (deceased); married Bob Cheney (a college professor), September 27, 1980; children: (first marriage) Brian, Kathleen Holloway Wagoner. Education: Texas Woman's University, B.S., 1972, M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1980. Politics: Republican. Religion: "Atheist." Hobbies and other interests: Tennis, music, travel.


Home and office—20402 N. 150th Dr., Sun City West, AZ 85375. E-mail—[email protected].


Southwestern Medical School (now University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas), Dallas, TX, psychology trainee, 1962-75; self-employed psychologist, Dallas, 1975-86; City of Dallas, drug coordinator, 1988-90; freelance writer, 1990—. Dallas Police Department, director of assessment center; affiliated with various organizations for the retarded; management consultant.


American Psychological Association, American Archaeological Association.


Award from Women of Dallas, 1985; grant from Federal Office of Substance Abuse, 1990.


Before You Say "I Quit," Macmillan (New York, NY), 1990.

(Editor) Bon Appetit Healthy Recipes Cookbook, Morris Cookbooks (Kearney, NE), 1999.

The Mind of Oswald, Trafford Publishing (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), 2000.

Dallas and the Jack Ruby Trial: Memoir of Judge Joe B. Brown, Sr., Authors Choice Press (Lincoln, NE), 2001.

(With husband Bob Cheney) American History in Song: Lyrics from 1900 to 1945, Authors Choice Press (Lincoln, NE), 2001.

Authors' Famous Recipes and Reflections on Food, Writers' Club Press (Lincoln, NE), 2002.

(With Bob Cheney) Brushes with Greatness: A Chronicle of Five Generations of American Life, Authors Choice Press (Lincoln, NE), 2002.

(With Bob Cheney) Stampin' Out Ignorance: A Humorous Look at Teaching and Marriage, Writers' Club Press (Lincoln, NE), 2002.

(With Johannes Spreen) American Police Dilemma: Protectors or Enforcers, iUniverse (Lincoln, NE), 2003.

Analyzing Leaders, Presidents, and Terrorists, iUniverse (Lincoln, NE), 2003.

(With Johannes Spreen) American Law Enforcement Does Not Serve or Protect, iUniverse (Lincoln, NE), 2004.

(With Johannes Spreen) Who Killed Detroit: Other Cities Beware, iUniverse (Lincoln, NE), 2005.

Who Killed New Orleans: Mother Nature vs. Human Nature, iUniverse (Lincoln, NE), 2005.

If You Can't Stand the Heat … Fire District of Sun City West Cookbook, Morris Publishing (Kearney, NE), 2005.

(With Don Farrior) I Did Not Burn the Church Down … I Only Started the Fire, iUniverse (Lincoln, NC), 2005.

(With Ken Jacuzzi) Jacuzzi: A Father's Invention to Ease a Son's Pain, iUniverse (Lincoln, NE), 2005.


Diane Holloway once told CA: "Chronological research about how things happen helps me to order my world. Therefore all my work helps readers to understand what I have found out, whether it is why people want to quit a job, how Lee Harvey Oswald came to kill John F. Kennedy, or how events caused musicians to write certain songs. The kind of research I do for my writing would be impossible without computer search engines."