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Victor Aubrey Lownes

Victor Aubrey Lownes, American private club executive. Member Phi Delta Theta.


  • Lownes, Victor Aubrey was born on April 17, 1928 in Buffalo. Son of Victor Aubrey and Winifred (Mark) Lownes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Chicago, 1951. Regional manager Silent Watchman, Chicago, 1951-1954. Freelance journalist, concert promoter, 1954.

      Special projects director Playboy Magazine, HMH Public Company Inc., 1955, vice president, advertising promotion director, circulation promotion director, 1956-1962. Executive producer Playbody Jazz Festival, 1959. Associate producer Playboy's Penthouse television show, 1958-1959.

      Promotion director Playboy Clubs International, 1959-1962, Show Business Illustrated, 1961-1962. President Playboy Club New York, 1963. Vice president, managing director Playboy Enterprises in Europe, 1964-1981.

      Vice president, managing director international division Playboy Enterprises, 1969-1981. Senior vice president, managing director Playboy leisure activities group, also member office of president Playboy Enterprises, Inc., 1975, senior vice president, director, 1976-1981. President, managing director Playboy Clubs International Inc., 1976-1981.

      Chairman, managing director Stocks Town & Country Club, London, since 1982.


    • Chairman, managing director Stocks Town & Country Club, London, since 1982.


    • Author: Playboy Extraordinary, 1982. The Day the Bunny Died, 1983.


    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.


    Member Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Queens, American (London).



    Fox hunting, skiing, tennis, art collecting, reading.


    • Married Judith Downs, September 22, 1946 (divorced 1955).; married Marilyn Mikala Cole, June 23, 1984. Children– Victor Aubrey, Meredith Ann.
    • father: Victor Aubrey Lownes
    • mother: Winifred (Mark) Lownes
    • spouses: Judith Downs
    • Marilyn Mikala Cole
    • children: Victor Aubrey Lownes
    • Meredith Ann Lownes
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    Born April 17, 1928