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Ben Bova

Ben BovaAKA Benjamin William Bova

Born: 28-Nov-1932
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 29-Nov-2020
Location of death: Naples, FL
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Editor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Science fiction writer

Father: Benjamin P. Bova
Mother: Giove Caporiccio
Wife: Rosa Cucinotta (m. 28-Nov-1953, div. 1973)
Son: Michael Francis
Daughter: Regina Marie
Wife: Barbara Ellen Berson (m. 28-Jun-1974, d. 22-Sep-2009)
Wife: Rashida Loya-Bova (until his death)

    University: BA Journalism, Temple University (1954)
    University: MA Communications, State University of New York at Albany (1987)
    University: PhD Education, California Coast University (1996)

    Omni Editor
    Hugo 1973:Best Professional Editor
    Hugo 1974:Best Professional Editor
    Hugo 1975:Best Professional Editor
    Hugo 1976:Best Professional Editor
    Hugo 1977:Best Professional Editor
    Hugo 1979:Best Professional Editor
    American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow 2001
    Explorers Club
    National Space Society Board of Governors

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