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Ian Ballantine

Ian Ballantine, American publisher. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • BALLANTINE, Ian was born on February 15, 1916 in New York, United States. Son of Edward James Ballantine and Stella Ballantine.

  • Education

    • AB, Columbia, 1938; Student, London School of Economics, 1939.

    Career

    • General manager Penguin Books, Incorporated, New York York City, 1939-1945. President, director Bantam Books, Inc., 1945-1952, Ballantine Books, Incorporated, New York York City, 1952-1995. President Greenwich Press, Trumbull, Connecticut.

      Director Peacock Press Ltd. Instructor sociology Columbia.

    Membership

    Member Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Jones, June 22, 1939. 1 son, Richard.
    • father: Edward James Ballantine
    • mother: Stella (Commins) Ballantine
    • spouse: Elizabeth Jones
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    Born February 15, 1916
    Died March 9, 1995
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Columbia
    • 1939
      London School Economics
    • 1939 - 1945
      General manager, Penguin Books
    • 1945 - 1952
      president, Bantam Books
    • 1945 - 1952
      director, Bantam Books
    • 1952 - 1995
      president, Bantam Books
    • 1952 - 1995
      director, Bantam Books