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Lowry, Betty (T.) 1927-

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—).

WRITINGS:

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.

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