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Royal Homer Plenty

Royal Homer Plenty, American freelance/self-employed writer. Member Philadelphia Economic Association, Philadelphia Press Association, Philadelphia Investment Traders Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Plenty, Royal Homer was born on August 28, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Royal Homer and Florence (Gehman) Plenty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1941.

    Career

    • Clerk Her Majesty Byllesby & Company (investment bankers), 1941. Junior underwriter New Amsterdam Casualty Company, 1941-1942. Reporter Philadelphia office Wall St. Journal, 1942-1946.

      Member staff Philadelphia Inquirer, 1946-1972, financial editor, 1957-1972. Director public relations Levitz Furniture Corporation, 1972-1973. Public relations account executive Aitkin-Kynett Company, Inc., Philadelphia, 1973-1975.

      Director public information Securities Industry Association, New York City, 1975-1977. Corporate relations Merrill Lynch & Company, 1977-1978. Free-lance editor, writer, from 1978.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Member Philadelphia Economic Association, Philadelphia Press Association, Philadelphia Investment Traders Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn Treaster, December 15, 1945 (deceased 1958). 1 daughter, Evelyn Ann. Married Mildred Craig, September 12, 1959 (divorced 1970).

      Married Gladys Ann Muller, November 14, 1970.
    • father: Royal Homer Plenty
    • mother: Florence (Gehman) Plenty
    • spouses: Evelyn Treaster
    • Mildred Craig
    • Gladys Ann Muller
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    Died February 12, 2005
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1941
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1941
      Clerk, Her Majesty Byllesby & Company (investment bankers)
    • 1941 - 1942
      junior underwriter, New Amsterdam Casualty Company
    • 1942 - 1946
      reporter Philadelphia office Wall St. Journal
    • 1946 - 1972
      member, staff Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 1957 - 1972
      member, staff Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 1972 - 1973
      director, public relations Levitz Furniture Corporation
    • 1973 - 1975
      public relations account executive, Aitkin-Kynett Company
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      director, public information Securities Industry Association
    • 1977 - 1978
      corporate relations Merrill Lynch & Company
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