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Lee Wilder Maxwell

Lee Wilder Maxwell, American publisher. Member Chi Psi.; Club: Ekwanok.


  • Maxwell, Lee Wilder was born on July 24, 1881 in Hicksville, Ohio, United States. Son of Isaac Miller and Celestia (Crary) Maxwell.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, high school, Clyde, Illinois. Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1905.


    • With Chicago office Frank A. Munsey Company, 1907-1910. Western manager The Outlook, 1910. General manager Associated Sunday Magazines, New York, 1910-1913.

      With Crowell Public corporation since 1913, vice-president and general manager, 1920-1923, president 1923-1934, chairman of board, 1934-1937. Liberty Loan and American Red Cross organizer, World War I.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Chi Psi.; Club: Ekwanok.


    • Married Anne Payne Wells, 1907. Children: Anne, Lee Wilder.
    • father: Isaac Miller Maxwell
    • mother: Celestia (Crary) Maxwell
    • spouse: Anne Payne Wells
    • children: Anne Maxwell
    • Lee Wilder Maxwell
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    Born July 24, 1881
    Died October 4, 1948
    (aged 67)