Treadwell, Lawrence P., Jr. 1928-
TREADWELL, Lawrence P., Jr. 1928-
PERSONAL: Born April 10, 1928, in Newport, RI; son of Lawrence P. (a naval officer) and Marian Ruth (Merz) Treadwell; married September 6, 1951; wife's name Ellen M. (died October 24, 1994); married Elsie Ward Ernst, November 10, 1995; children: (first marriage) Elizabeth, Lawrence P. III, Christopher. Ethnicity: "English and German." Education: U.S. Naval Academy, B.S., 1951; U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, B.S., 1965; George Washington University, M.S.A., 1974. Politics: "Independent/middle-of-road." Religion: Episcopalian. Hobbies and other interests: Stamp collecting, crossword puzzles, yard work, travel.
ADDRESSES: Home—1562 Pine Hall Rd., P.O. Box 718, Mathews, VA 23109.
CAREER: U.S. Navy, career officer, 1951-80; served aboard U.S.S. Missouri during the Korean conflict, served aboard U.S.S. Tutuilla during the Vietnam War, retired as captain; Science Applications International Corp., Norfolk, VA, scientist and analyst, 1980-86. Worked for a job referral organization, 1989-93.
MEMBER: Retired Officers Association, American Philosophical Society, U.S. Naval Institute.
AWARDS, HONORS: Military: Bronze Star.
The Bulldog Drummond Encyclopedia, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 2001.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research for an encyclopedia of Major-Colonel Hugh North, the fictional character created by Van Wycke Mason.
SIDELIGHTS: Lawrence P. Treadwell, Jr. told CA: "I enjoy using the computer's word-processing capabilities to build an A-Z encyclopedia. Each entry is derived from careful reading of the source, such as a novel, film, play, or an individual who might be the author or actor."
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, May 1, 2001, Mary Ellen Quinn, review of The Bulldog Drummond Encyclopedia, p. 1614.