Carl L. Biemiller

Some particulars from: Something About The Author, edited by Anne Commire, Volume 40, copyright 1985, Gale Research Company, Detroit Michigan.

Carl Ludwig Biemiller:

First syllable of surname is pronounced "bee"; born December 16, 1912, in Camden, N. J.; died of a stroke September 28, 1979, in Monmouth Beach, N. J.; son of Carl L. (a printer) and Charlotte (a hairdresser; maiden name, Curtis) Biemiller; married Fanonda Mulvey, April 27, 1935; children John Bennett, Carl Ludwig III, Gary Mulvey, Eric Curtis.

Education: Attended Charles Morris Price School of Advertising and Journalism. Politics: Republican. Religion: Presbyterian. Residence. Monmouth Beach, N. J. Agent: Louis Mercier.

Career:

Philadelphia Record. Philadelphia, PA, promotion manager, 1935-37; Courier Post, Camden, N. J., assistant publisher, 1937-42; National Association of Manufacturers, New York, N. Y., speech writer, 1942-45, 1958-62, Holiday, Philadelphia, executive editor, 1945-57; Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia, assistant to the editor, 1957-58; author of books for young people. Public relations writer, Bell & Stanton, New York, N. Y., at intervals, 1967-79, public relations director in Atlantic City, N. J., 1971 73, trustee, Monmouth Beach Library.

Member:

National Sports Writers Associations, America Littoral Society, Atlantic City Press Club, Poor Richard Club and Pen and Pencil Club (both Philadelphia).

Awards, honors:

Award from the Atlantic City Press Club for an article that appeared in Holiday. Knighthood from the Italian government for articles written on Italy.

Writings:

All for young people

The Magic Ball from Mars (first appeared as series, Jonny and the Space-o-Tron in Jack and Jill; illustrated by Kathleen Voute), Morrow, 1953; Starboy (sequel to The Magic Ball from Mars; first appeared as series Jonny and the Boy from Space in Jack and Jill; illustrated by K. Voute), Holt, 1956; Any Friend of Owney's (illustrated by Charles Hawes), Putnam, 1966; The Albino Blue, Doubleday, 1968; The Hydronauts, Doubleday, 1970; Follow the Whales: The Hydronauts Meet the Otter-People, Doubleday, 1973; Escape from the Crater: More Adventures of the Hydronauts, Doubleday, 1974; The Hydronauts Adventures (collection), Doubleday, 1981.

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