Gerald Tomlinson

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Gerald Tomlinson
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Born (1933-01-24)January 24, 1933
Elmira, New York
Died June 24, 2006(2006-06-24) (aged 73)
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
Education Marietta College
Columbia Law School
For the Louisiana rockabilly musician, see Gerald "Tommy" Tomlinson.

Gerald Arthur Tomlinson (January 24, 1933 – June 24, 2006) was a crime writer and editor.[1][2] He wrote about sports, crime and New Jersey topis. Over twenty-five of his stories appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.[2] He became a member of Mystery Writers of America in 1993. He was a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and he served on the Publications Committee from 1990 through 1991.[1]


He was born in Elmira, New York on January 24, 1933. He attended Southside High School and graduated in 1951. He received his B.A. from Marietta College and he later attended Columbia Law School. He then became an English teacher.[1] He started work in publishing at Harcourt Brace and then Holt, Rinehart and Winston.[1] He became an executive editor at Silver Burdett in Morristown, New Jersey. He died while living in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey on June 24, 2006.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e "Gerald Tomlinson". Star Gazette News. Gerald Tomlinson, an Elmira native who wrote mysteries and books on baseball and other topics, died Saturday at his home in Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. ... 
  2. ^ a b c "Gerald Tomlinson". xlibris publishing. Retrieved 30 April 2013. [permanent dead link][self-published source]