Entry updated 22 October 2014. Tagged: Community, Fan, People.
(1920-2009) US Fanzine publisher and Professor of Chemistry at the College of Mount St Vincent, New York (he retired in 1987); as publisher from 1943 of Fantasy Commentator (which see for details), he maintained the journal as a significant forum for the study of sf in many of its aspects, though concentrating on early Genre SF. In 1999 he was inducted into the First Fandom Hall of Fame. [JC]
Arthur Langley Searles
born Nashua, New Hampshire: 8 August 1920
died New York: 7 May 2009
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