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Jacobus, John L. 1945–

(John Lindsey Jacobus)

PERSONAL:

Born December 13, 1945, in Baltimore, MD; son of Dwight Plume (an industrial education supervisor) and Eleanor (a homemaker and home economics teacher) Jacobus; children: Christopher M. Ethnicity: ‘American.’ Education: University of Maryland at College Park, B.S.M.E., 1967; Catholic University of America, M.M.E., 1989.

ADDRESSES:

Home and office—Silver Spring, MD.

CAREER:

Worked as mechanical engineer, technical writer, and automotive safety regulator, 1971-2001, including positions with U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC; freelance writer and automotive historian, 2001—.

MEMBER:

Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Automotive Historians.

WRITINGS:

The Fisher Body Craftman's Guild: An Illustrated History, McFarland (Jefferson, NC), 2005.

Contributor to a book titled Automobilia, Krause Publications (Iola, WI), 1994. Contributor to periodicals, including Automotive History Review, Wood Carving Illustrated, and Automobile Quarterly.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Fisher Guild Web site,http://www.fisherguild.com (September 27, 2007).

Jacobus, John L. 1945–

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