Allison Wade Biography (1920-)

Born June 8, 1920, in San Diego, CA; son of Wilson R. and Camille A. Wade; married Jeanne Florence Cioe, June 10, 1951; children: Robert, Timothy, Sari, Winke. Career: Writer. East San Diego Press, East San Diego, CA, co-editor, 1939-42; script writer for Mutual Broadcasting System, 1940-41 and 1946-48; Mission Beach Californian, San Diego, editor, 1948; San Diego Union, bookcritic and columnist, 1977--; member of advisory board of San Diego Zoo andWild Animal Park. Military Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 1942-45; served in North Africa and Europe; became sergeant; earned Bronze Star and Croixde Guerre. Awards, Honors: Second prize in Ellery Queen's MysteryMagazine contest, 1955, for short story "Invitation to an Accident";Emmy Award nomination, best art direction in a live television program, 1959,for Count of Monte Cristo; Private Eye Writers of America lifetime achievement award, 1988. Addresses: Home: San Diego, CA.; Office: 7368 Casper Dr., San Diego, CA 92119.; Agent: Curtis Brown Ltd., 575 Madison Ave.,New York, NY 10022.

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June 8, 1920
San Diego, California, United States

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