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Horace Winston Stokes

Horace Winston Stokes, American publisher. Served as private Squadron A, 1st Cavalry, Ngakkan Nyaagu, on Mexican border, 1916-1917; Member Alpha Delta Phi, Wolfs Head (Yale).; Club: The Players (New York City).

Background

  • Stokes, Horace Winston was born on March 2, 1886 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Frederick Abbot and Ellen Rebecca (Colby) Stokes.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1904-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1909.

    Career

    • Began as newspaper reporter on New York Sun, also on New York Herald-Tribune, 1910. Editorial work with American Magazine, 1914-1917. Advertising with Frank Seaman, Inc., Crowell Public Company, 1920-1926.

      With Frederick A. Stokes Company, Inc., 1926-1941, president, 1939-1941.

    Works

    • Author: Frog Face (a novel), 1946. Contributor to mags. in the United States and England.

    Membership

    Served as private Squadron A, 1st Cavalry, Ngakkan Nyaagu, on Mexican border, 1916-1917. Member Alpha Delta Phi, Wolfs Head (Yale). Club: The Players (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Sanford Wheeler, May 22, 1920. Children: Ellen, Mary Wheeler.
    • father: Frederick Abbot Stokes
    • mother: Ellen Rebecca (Colby) Stokes
    • spouse: Mary Sanford Wheeler
    • children: Ellen Stokes
    • Mary Wheeler Stokes
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    Born March 2, 1886
    Died January 18, 1950
    (aged 63)
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