Lowry, Betty (T.) 1927-

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LOWRY, Betty (T.) 1927-

PERSONAL: Born July 24, 1927, in Hollywood, CA; daughter of Hans Trishman (an apartment-house owner) and Emily Doerges (an accountant); married Ritchie P. Lowry (a professor of sociology), September 5, 1948; children: Peter R., Robin E. Education: University of California—Berkeley, B.A. (journalism), 1948. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Protestant.

ADDRESSES: Home—79 Moore Road, Wayland, MA 01778-1430. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Abbott Kimball Co., San Francisco CA, fashion copywriter, 1948-50; Jackson's, Oakland, CA, director of young homemaker division, 1950-52; freelance writer, 1953—. Member, board of directors, New England Poetry Society 1970-80.

MEMBER: Society of American Travel Writers, Boston Authors Club (treasurer, 1992—).


The Nantucket Book (travel), Berkshire House (Woodstock, VT), 1997, revised edition, 2001.

Contributor to travel guides, including Bed and Breakfast American Style, 1985, Country Inns and Back Roads: Britain and Ireland, 1985, and Country Inns and Backroads: Europe, 1985, all with Norman Simpson, all Berkshire Traveler Press; and to Fodor's Guides to New England, Random House, 1991-1994.

Also contributor of travel features to periodicals; contributor of online travel column to Goodmoney.com.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Continuing contributions to travel press.