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Grey, Loren



  • Existence: 1915 - 2007

Biographical History

Loren Grey (1915-2007) was an American educational psychologist and author.

Loren Zane Grey was born on November 20, 1915 in Middletown, New York to Zane Grey and Lina Elise Roth. After his family moved to California, Grey studied English at the University of Southern California. He left school to serve in the United States Navy during the Second World War, returning afterward to obtain a master's and doctoral degree in educational psychology. In 1945 he married Marcella Robinson; they were later divorced. He then married Bonnie McDermott.

Professionally, Grey worked as a professor of educational psychology at California State University, Northridge. He also helped maintain his father's legacy, and served as president of Zane Grey, Inc. for years. He also ghost wrote a series of Western novels himself.

Grey died on February 2, 2007 in West Hills, Los Angeles, California.

Logical consequences, 1968

Lassiter, 1985: CIP t.p. (Loren Zane Grey)

Phone call to pub., 2-14-91 (Loren Zane Grey; son of author Zane Grey; published 4 works on child psychology in the 60s)

Alfred Adler, the forgotten prophet, 1998: CIP t.p. (Loren Grey)

Phone call to Praeger, Sept. 26, 1997 (Loren Grey; b. Nov. 20, 1915)

Wikipedia, website viewed Nov. 22, 2010 (Loren Grey born 20 November 1915 in Middletown, New York ; died 2 February 2007 West Hills, Los Angeles, California; educational psychologist (Ph.D.) and author, managed Zane Grey's legacy)

Wikipedia, website viewed Jun. 3, 2013 (Loren Grey; studied at University of Southern California in English; served in Navy during World War II; earned master's and Ph.D. from USC; m. 1945 to Marcella Robinson (divorced); later married Bonnie McDermott; taught at CSU Northridge for 30 years; ghost writer for Western novels; president of Zane Grey, Inc.)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Claire Wilhelm collection on Grey family, approximately 1900-1956

Identifier: MSS 8277 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

This subseries contains photographs and postcards of Zane Grey, his siblings, Ellsworth, R. C. and Ida Grey, his wife, Lina Elise Grey, his children, Romer, Betty Zane and Loren Grey, and various other members of his family from approximately 1900 to 1956.

Dates: approximately 1900-1956

Loren Grey papers, 1918-1973

Identifier: MSS 6081 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and articles concerning Loren Grey dating from 1918 to 1973.

Dates: 1918-1973