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John Howard Sweet

John Howard Sweet, Canadian publisher. Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Conference Board.

Background

  • Sweet, John Howard was born on March 21, 1907 in Emerson, Manitoba, Canada. Son of Henry Charles and Hannah (Mooney) Sweet.

  • Education

    • Student, University Manitoba, 1926.

    Career

    • Assistant circulation manager American Medical Association, 1926-1929. Circulation manager Traffic World, 1929-1937. Vice president Poor's Public Company, 1937-1940, Dickie Raymond, Inc., 1940-1942.

      Circulation manager World Report, 1946-1948. With United States News and World Report, 1948-1988, circulation director, 1948-1951, executive vice president, 1951-1959, president, 1959-1981, public, 1951-1978, chairman board, 1973-1983, chairman emeritus, 1983-1988, chief executive officer, 1973-1981.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Conference Board. Clubs: Princess Anne Country (Virginia Beach).

    National Press (Washington), Army and Navy (Washington), Congressional Country (Washington), Metropolitan (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Flora Martin, September 11, 1926. 1 son, John Allan; married Anne Ethel Wallace, October 4, 1940. Children– Anthony Howard, Elizabeth Anne.
    • father: Henry Charles Sweet
    • mother: Hannah (Mooney) Sweet
    • spouses: Lillian Flora Martin
    • Anne Ethel Wallace
    • children: Anthony Howard Sweet
    • Elizabeth Anne Sweet
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    Born March 21, 1907
    Died August 14, 1988
    (aged 81)
    Nationality
    • 1926
      University Manitoba
    • 1926 - 1929
      Assistant, circulation manager American Medical Association
    • 1929 - 1937
      circulation manager, Traffic World
    • 1937 - 1940
      vice president, Poor's Public Company
    • 1940 - 1942
      vice president, Poor's Public Company
    • 1946 - 1948
      circulation manager, World Report
    • 1951 - 1978
      with United States News and World Report
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