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.


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.


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.


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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