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John Lowell Pratt

John Lowell Pratt, American book publisher. Member Christian Church.


  • Pratt, John Lowell was born on February 22, 1906 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Barnes and Mabel Clara (Dodge) Pratt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1929.


    • Salesman advancing to president, A. S. Barnes & Company, publishers, New York City, 1929-1958. President American Sports Public Company, Inc., 1958-1960. Vice president Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1960-1962.

      President J. Lowell Pratt & Company, Inc., 1962-1968, also American Sports Publishing Company, Inc. Director of Summerville Manufacturing Company, Georgia. Vice-president, director Arlington Cemetery Company, New Jersey Lieutenant commander, United States Naval Reserve.


    • Editor: Sport Sport, Sport, More Sport, Sport, Sport, Pro Pro Pro. Author: (with Jim Benagh) The Official Encyclopedia of Sports, 1964.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Member Christian Ch


    Member Christian Church. Clubs: Coffee House (New York).


    • Married Katharine Warren Jennison, August 15, 1931.; married second, Elizabeth Richmond Parker, November 27, 1952. Children: John Clark, Nancy Jennison, Anthony Barnes.
    • father: John Barnes Pratt
    • mother: Mabel Clara (Dodge) Pratt
    • spouses: Katharine Warren Jennison
    • Elizabeth Richmond Parker
    • children: John Clark Pratt
    • Nancy Jennison Pratt
    • Anthony Barnes Pratt
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    Born February 22, 1906
    Died December 25, 1968
    (aged 62)