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Robert Lawrence Bell

Robert Lawrence Bell, American publisher. Honorary trustee Bridgton Academy, North Bridgton, Maine, since 1976; board directors Sapphire Shores Association, Sarasota, Florida Lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Society of Composers, Small Publications Association (president 1976-1978), Union Boat Club (Boston), Meadows Country Club, Bowdoin Club (president), United Nations Club.

Background

  • Bell, Robert Lawrence was born on February 21, 1919 in Everett, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Bowdoin College, 1942.

    Career

    • Salesman Hallmark Greeting Cards, Boston, 1946-1950. Football scout Harvard College, 1947-1950. Sales trainer Rust Craft Greeting Cards, Boston, 1950-1955.

      Sales manager and vice president Allied Publications, Portland, Oregon, 1956-1960. President Reliance Corporation, Boston, 1960-1968. President, public Crescendo Public Company, 1968-1980.

      Public Bell Publications Company, Melrose, Massachusetts, since 1980.

    Works

    • Patentee digital timer, copyholder, domestic and international copyright work Desiderata, since 1968.

    Membership

    Honorary trustee Bridgton Academy, North Bridgton, Maine, since 1976. Board directors Sapphire Shores Association, Sarasota, Florida Lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Society of Composers, Small Publications Association (president 1976-1978), Union Boat Club (Boston), Meadows Country Club, Bowdoin Club (president), United Nations Club.
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    Born February 21, 1919
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    • 1942
      Bowdoin College
    • 1946 - 1950
      Salesman Hallmark Greeting Cards
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1947 - 1950
      football scout Harvard College
    • 1950 - 1955
      sales trainer Rust Craft Greeting Cards
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1956 - 1960
      sales manager, and vice president Allied Publications
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1960 - 1968
      president, Reliance Corporation
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1968 - 1980
      president
    • 1980
      public Bell Publications Company
      Melrose, Massachusetts, United States