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Joseph Verner Reed

Joseph Verner Reed, French financier. Member Yale University Council, 1962-1968.

Background

  • Reed, Joseph Verner was born on January 18, 1902 in Nice, France. Son of Verner Zevola and Mary Dean (Johnson) Reed.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1912. Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1922. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1926.

      Doctor of Humanities, Trinity College, 1962. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Fairfield U., 1964.

    Career

    • With Brown Brothers-Harriman, New York City, 1928-1929. Proprietor Macgowan & Reed, theatrical producers, New York City, 1929-1932. With Hobe Sound Company.

      New York City, from 1933. A developer Jupiter Island Club, Hobe Sound, 1933. Executive producer American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Connecticut, from 1960.

      President Triton Press, New York City, 1949-1969. Special assistant to the United States Ambassador Houghton, Paris, France, 1957-1960.

    Works

    • Author: The Curtain Falls, 1935. To the Embassy, 1964.

    Membership

    Member Yale University Council, 1962-1968. Clubs: Fifth Avenue, Union, River, Century (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Permelia Pryor, December 31, 1927. Children: Laurel (Mistress.
    • father: Verner Zevola Reed
    • mother: Mary Dean (Johnson) Reed
    • spouse: Permelia Pryor
    • child: Laurel (Mrs Reed
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    Born January 18, 1902
    Died November, 1973
    (aged 71)
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