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Joseph Amber Barry

Joseph Amber Barry, American writer, journalist, consultant. Certified library, New York. Captain Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, l94l-46, European Theatre of Operations. Member French Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club, Anglo-American Press Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Barry, Joseph Amber was born on June 13, 1917 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel and Esther (Wernick) Barry.

  • Education

    • AB with honors, University Michigan, 1939. Medical Science Liaison Society, University Michigan, 1940. Postgraduate, University Paris, 1946.

    Career

    • Member professional staff New York Public Library., New York City, 1940-1941. Manager Paris edition Newsweek, 1946-1949. Chief Sunday edition Paris Bureau New York Times, 1949-1952.

      Executive editor, editorial director House Beautiful, New York City, 1952-1957. European columnist New York Post, Paris, 1958-1964, Village Voice, Paris, 1964-1975. Environmental educator United Nations Educational, 1975-1978.

      Consultant, editor Connect, 1978-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library, New York.

    Works

    Membership

    Captain Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, l94l-46, European Theatre of Operations. Member French Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club, Anglo-American Press Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Conversation, chess, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Schulman, November 23, l946 (divorced l966). Children: Michael Alexander, John Christopher.
    • father: Samuel Barry
    • mother: Esther (Wernick) Barry
    • spouse: Naomi Schulman
    • children: Michael Alexander Barry
    • John Christopher Barry
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    Nationality
    • 1939
      University Michigan
    • 1940
      University Michigan
    • 1946
      University Paris
    • 1940 - 1941
      Member, professional staff New York Public Library
    • 1946 - 1949
      manager, Paris edition Newsweek
    • 1949 - 1952
      chief Sunday edition Paris Bureau New York Times
    • 1952 - 1957
      executive, House Beautiful
    • 1952 - 1957
      editorial director, House Beautiful
    • 1958 - 1964
      European columnist New York Post
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1964 - 1975
      European columnist New York Post
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      environmental educator, United Nations Educational
    • 1978 - 1993
      consultant
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