Wilson McNeil Lowry
(1913 - 1993)
Wilson McNeil Lowry was active/lived in New York, Illinois, Ohio, Kansas. Wilson Lowry is known for Art Education, administration, writing.
Biography Wilson McNeil Lowry
Lowry was born February 17, 1913. Earned a BA in 1934 and a PhD in 1941 from the Univ. of Illinois where he taught English from 1936 to 1942. During World War II, Lowry served on active duty as a lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve and as a writer for the Office of War Information. He then embarked on a journalistic career. He was editor of The Dayton (OH) Daily News in 1946 and 1947; chief of the Washington bureau of the Cox Newspapers from 1947 to 1952, and associate director of the International Press Institute in Zurich in 1952 and 1953. Over the years he contributed to publications including The New York Times Book Review, The Reporter, The Progressive, Antioch Review and Educational T
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1970, 1976; www.FamilySearch.org, accessed Jan. 18, 2008; New York Times (June 7, 1993).
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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