|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1898|
Palo Alto County
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 1989|
New Jersey, USA
Beatrice B. Gould, Ex-Editor, Is Dead at 90
Published: January 31, 1989 The New York Times
Beatrice Blackmar Gould, co-editor with her husband, Bruce, of the Ladies' Home Journal from 1935 until their retirement in 1967, died of Alzheimer's diease yeaterday at their home in Hopewell, N.J. She was 90 years old.
Mrs. Gould, who was born in Emmetsburg,Iowa and held degrees from the University of Iowa and the Columbia School of Journalism, began her writing career as a reporter on the Ottumwa (Iowa) Courier in the early 1920's.
She later edited news about women for the New York Sunday World and contributed to several magazines, including the Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Liberty and Vanity Fair.
With her husband, whom she married in 1923, she wrote two plays, "Man's Estate", which the Theatre Guild produced in 1929, and and "The Terrible Turk", which appeared in 1934. The Goulds also wrote the screenplay "Reunion" in 1936.
In the 32 years the Goulds edited the Ladies' Home Joural, its circulation tripled to 7.5 million.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Gould is survived by a daughter, Sesaly Kraft of Federalburg, Md.: a sister, Florence Snoke of Ann Harbor, Mich.; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Harry Elijah Blackmar (1865 - 1952)
Mary Kathleen Fluke Blackmar (1873 - 1964)
Charles Bruce Gould (1898 - 1989)*
Solebury Friends Burying Grounds
Plot: C, Sect. C-96-2
Created by: Lillie Oppie
Record added: Jan 05, 2006
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