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Gloria Dawn in 1962
July 27, 1940 |
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Gloria Dawn (born July 27, 1940) was a Canadian model who appeared in numerous softcore men's magazines in the 1960s. She began her career in January 1962, and modeled for photographers Peter Gowland, Ron Vogel, Donald G. Klumpp, Sam Wu, Elmer Batters, and Michael LeRoy among others. She retired from modeling in August 1963 but her pictures appeared in publications until 1968.
Her real name was Gloria Moeser but in 1965 she changed her first name to Shannon, thereby becoming Shannon Dawn Moeser. In September 1965, she enrolled in a BA program at Simon Fraser University and obtained her PhD in 1971 from McGill University.
While a model she lived at the Hollywood Studio Club.
- Sparrow, Sally (2012) In the glory days. Tease and Cake, Issue 02, p. 11-14, ISSN 2051-4360
- Shannon Moeser on Memories http://onmemories.wordpress.com/2011/02/28/my-modeling-names/