William Mourne (William Raymond Meyrowitz)
William Raymond Munroe (aka William Mourne, Bill) was born to Amelia and Isador Meyrowitz on May 23, 1918 in New York City. His parents, both teachers in the NYC Public School system, educated him at a very young age, and he went directly into 3rd grade at age 6. He entered Columbia University at age 14, but dropped out at age 16. He was already writing scripts and short stories. Fast forward - he met and married his first wife, Sylvia Virginia Saydah, in or around 1940. Read more... the air force to fight in North Africa during WWII. He came home and broke down, which caused a separation in the marriage. They were reunited and Mimi Kate Munroe was born in 1956. Bill continued to write and submit scripts to the TV industry all through the 1950's and 1960's, having moderate success. When the TV industry moved its base from NYC to California in the mid-1960's, he considered moving to California. His love for his native NY won out, and he remained in NYC until his death in 1985. His wife, Sylvia, died in 1972. Bill remarried Mildred Warner Gilman (Millie), and they lived together happily until his death. His opus includes magazine article, short stories, movie, play, and musical scripts (including lyrics), and one novel.