Frankie Hewitt Biography (1931-)

Full name, Frankie Lea Hewitt; born June 17, 1931, in Roger Mills County, OK;daughter of Frank David and Mary Lou (Wood) Teague; married Alonzo Robert Childers, December 10, 1951 (divorced, 1955); married Don S. Hewitt (a producer), June 8, 1963 (divorced, 1974); children: (first marriage) Jilian; (secondmarriage) Lisa. Career: Producer. Napa Daily Register, Napa, CA, women's editor, 1949-51; Rose Marie Reid Swim Suits, Los Angeles, CA, assistant advertising director, 1951-52; California Institute for Social Welfare,Los Angeles, writer, 1954-55; National Institute for Social Welfare, Washington, DC, writer and legislative aide, 1956-58; U.S. Senate, Washington, DC, staff director of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency, 1959-61; U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York City, public affairs adviser, 1961-63; Ford's Theatre Society, Washington, DC, founder, 1967, executive producer and producing director at Ford's Theatre, 1967-. Awards, Honors: Named Washingtonian of the Year, Washingtonian, 1978; named Woman of theYear, Women's Equity Action League, 1981, and Young Women's Christian Association, 1986; Congressional Arts Caucus Award, 1993. Addresses: Office:Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20004-1402.

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June 17, 1931
Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, United States

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