Stewart Hurd Benedict Biography (1924-)

Born December 27, 1924, in Mineola, NY; son of Chauncey Lester (an insuranceagent) and Elsie (Stewart) Benedict. Politics: Democrat. Avocational interests: Seeing New York plays and reading. Career: Playwright, critic, and educator. New York University, New York City, instructor in German, 1946-49; Michigan College of Mining and Technology (now Michigan Technological University), Houghton, MI, assistant professor of humanities, 1951-54,1955-61; Jersey City State College, Jersey City, NJ, assistant professor ofEnglish, 1961-64; City College of the City University of New York, lecturer,1965-66; Rutgers the State University, New Brunswick, NJ, lecturer, 1965, 1978, 1980. Free-lance writer, 1964-. Jersey Journal, copyreader, 1970-.Houghton County Democratic Committee, secretary, 1956-60. Member: Dramatists Guild, Newspaper Guild, New York Critics Drama Desk. Addresses:Home: 27 Washington Sq., Apt. 4-A, New York, NY 10011.

Playwright, critic, educator
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December 27, 1924
Mineola, New York, United States

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