Rense, Paige

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Rense, Paige Gender: F
Patty Lou Pashong
born on 4 May 1929 at 07:38 (= 07:38 AM )
Place Des Moines, Iowa, 41n36, 93w37
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 13°35' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 12°43 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 25°47'


American writer and editor who served as editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest magazine from 1975 until 2010. She founded the Arthur Rense Prize poetry award. Rense also transformed the cooking magazine Bon Appétit into its modern format, was editor-in-chief of GEO, and wrote a mystery novel, Manor House (Doubleday, 1997).

Rense wrote Architectural Digest: Autobiography of a Magazine 1920–2010 in October 2018, which tells the story of Architectural Digest during her tenure as editor. She increased its circulation to more than 850,000 from 50,000 during her tenure.

Paige Rense married four times and had seven stepchildren. She died on 1 January 2021 at age 91.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Noland, Kenneth (born 10 April 1924). Notes: 1994-2010


Source Notes

In May 2021 Sy Scholfield provided the birth certificate, copy on file, and upgraded rating to "BC/BR in hand".

(Previously same data was given by Dana Haynes who quoted her, client).


  • Family : Childhood : Adopted
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (Seven stepchildren)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 91)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Detective/ Mystery
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : How To .... (Beauty book)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Editor of Architectual Digest)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Arthur Rense Prize poetry award)