Another Searing obit has come to my attention. There is more at: http://bit.ly/dXep8U “This upstate NY area is where some of my early paternal relatives came from, so this is very interesting. If anyone knows more about the family history, or is interested in this families genealogy, please contact me.
Archive for January, 2011
While we are doing books, there is an interesting eBay listing for you Searing rare book collectors. Found at: http://bit.ly/eixHrv for $169.99 on a Buy It Now listing: “ The Land of RIP VAN WINKLE, A Tour Through the Romantic Parts of the Catskills, Its Legends and Traditions by A.E.P. Searing with illustrations by Joseph Lauber, Charles Volkmar and others, engraved by E. Heinemann was published 1891 in New York measuring 9″ x 6 1/8″ with 147 pages, many illustrations including full page and foldout panorama “From the Overlook” measuring approx. 17″ x 5″ laid in.This rare book was professionally rebound and restored with new endpapers. The original title label is attached to the front cover. “
Just happened upon mention of Echoes of Other Days, by Elsa Searing McGinn and Howard Glyndon, who of course is Laura Redden Searing. Ms Mcginn is her daughter. The best reference to the book is: http://bit.ly/hEheYk A Google Books reference. It can also be found on eBay, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble, to mention just a few possible sources. I know nothing about the book and would appreciate any information. At some point I would also like some information on Ms. Mcginn, and will research her when time permits.
It is with great pleasure that I update the Notable Searing category. I have been experimenting with seeking out new ‘candidates’ on the web, and Marjory Searing came up in a Google Alert. She has had an amazing career that was well summarized for us by the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT): ”Throughout her career, our speaker, Marjory Searing, has been a role model for women seeking to achieve success in the field of international trade. The first female to have graduated from Georgetown University with a Ph.D in Economics, Searing went on to blaze trails for women at the Treasury and Commerce Departments beginning in the 1970s. She directed the Commerce Office of Multilateral Affairs during the Uruguay Round of GATT negotiations, was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Japan during the height of US-Japan trade tensions in the 1990s, and led the US & Foreign Commercial Service, with over 3,000 employees worldwide, before leaving government for the private sector. Most recently, Searing retired from Pfizer, Inc, where she headed that corporation’s international government affairs function.” The link is: http://www.giuffrida.org/wiit/events/current/69.html This is such a distinguished career I would like to get Marjory to tell us more about her work. Meanwhile I am happy to welcome her to our list.
We lost another Searing just before Thanksgiving. This link gives a lot of detail about his family, tho. I will try to look them up on FB in the coming days. Our condolences and prayers to his family! http://www.thedailyreporter.com/newsnow/
David M. Searing, 62, of Coldwater, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor.