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Josiah Noel Macy

Josiah Noel Macy, American newspaper publisher.


  • Macy, Josiah Noel was born on December 24, 1900 in New York City. Son of Valentine Everit and Edith Weisman (Carpenter) Macy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1922. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Wagner College, 1951.


    • Reporter, Yonkers (New York) Statesman, 1924. General manager, president Westchester County Publs., Inc., 1926-1945. Inducted federal service, captain 101st Cavalry, 1941.

      Transferred to bureau of Public Relations, War Department, 1941. Assistant chief of international information div., Department State, 1945-1946, chief international press and publications div., 1946-1948. Director printing and publishing div.

      N.P.A., 1951-1952; Chairman of the Board Vision, Inc., 1950-1973. Formerly commissioner Interstate Sanitation Commission, member Westchester Planning Commission, director Audit Bureau of Circulations (resigned all positions on entering Federal service).


    Clubs: University, Metropolitan.


    • Married Mary T. Martin, May 26, 1923.; married second, Mary Minot Cabot, February 18, 1933. Children: Josiah, Archer Martin, Noel Everit.
    • father: Valentine Everit Macy
    • mother: Edith Weisman (Carpenter) Macy
    • spouses: Mary T. Martin
    • Mary Minot Cabot
    • children: Josiah Macy
    • Archer Martin Macy
    • Noel Everit Macy
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    Born December 24, 1900
    Died August 24, 1977
    (aged 76)