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John Edwards Simmons

John Edwards Simmons, American publisher. With United States Army, 1941-1945.

Background

  • Simmons, John Edwards was born on May 30, 1918 in Osceola, Iowa, United States. Son of Paul Murray and Gladys (Edwards).

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1947.

    Career

    • Business manager University Pennsylvania Press, 1950-1954. Assistant manager Cornell University Press, 1954-1960. Senior editor University Chicago Press, 1960-1961.

      Director publications University Iowa, Iowa City, 1961-1977. Director University Iowa Press, 1970-1986.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1941-1945.

    Connections

    • Son of; married Eleanor Pownall, April 1, 1947. Children: Frederick Pownall, Mary Murray.
    • father: Paul Murray Son
    • mother: Gladys (Edwards) Son
    • spouse: Eleanor Pownall
    • children: Frederick Pownall Simmons
    • Mary Murray Simmons
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    Born March 30, 1918
    Died July, 1986
    (aged 68)
    Nationality
    • 1947
      University Iowa
    • 1950 - 1954
      Business manager, University Pennsylvania Press
    • 1954 - 1960
      assistant, manager Cornell University Press
    • 1960 - 1961
      senior, editor University Chicago Press
    • 1961 - 1977
      director, publications University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1970 - 1986
      director, University Iowa Press