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William Hollingsworth Hollingsworth Whyte

William Hollingsworth Whyte, American writer. Recipient Benjamin Franklin magazine writing award, 1953, Liberty and Justice Book award American Library Association, 1957, American Institute of Architects award, 1983, Natural Resources Council award, 1985, Doris Freedman award, 1985.

Background

  • Whyte, William Hollingsworth was born on October 1, 1917 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Hollingsworth and Louise (Price) Whyte.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Princeton University, 1939.

    Career

    • Worked for Vick Chemical Company 1939-1941. Served with United States Marine Corps 1941-1945. Joined Fortune Magazine 1946, Assistant Manager.

      Director Street Life Project 1970, Municipal Art Society of Landmarks Conservancy. Trustee Conservation Foundation.

    Works

    • The Organization Man
    • Regarded as one of the most important sociological and business commentaries of modern times, The Organization Man developed the first thorough description of the impact of mass organization on American society.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Hudson River Valley Commission. Member President's Task Force Natural Beauty, 1964-1965. Co-director White House Conference Natural Beauty.

    Trustee Episcopal Church School Foundation. Trustee Conservation Foundation American Conservation Association. Board directors Municipal Art Society New York, New York Landmarks Conservancy.

    Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Society of Cincinnati (Maryland). Clubs: Quadrangle, Century Association (New York City).

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    Conservation, urban planning, photography.

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    • Married Jenny Bell Bechtel, October 1964. 1 daughter, Alexandra.
    • father: William Hollingsworth Whyte
    • mother: Louise (Price) Whyte
    • spouse: Jenny Bell Bechtel
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    • 1939
      Princeton University
    • 1939 - 1941
      With Vick Chemical Company
    • 1941 - 1945
      With Vick Chemical Company
    • 1946 - 1951
      writer, Fortune magazine

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      • Author: Is Anybody Listening?, 1952, The Organization Man, 1956, Securing Open Spaces for Urban America: Conservation Easements, 1959, Open Space Action, 1962, Cluster Development, 1964, The Last Landscape, 1968, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces, 1980, The City as Dwelling: Walking, Sitting, Shaping, 1983, City: Rediscovering the Center, 1989. Editor: The Exploding Metropolis, 1958.
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      • book: The Last Landscape, How our cities and suburbs can be better places to live in- because more people will be linving in them
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      • book: City: Rediscovering the Center by Whyte, William H. (2009) Paperback
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      • book: THE EXPLODING METROPOLIS; A study of the assault on urbanism and how our cities can resist it [Illustrated]
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      • book: Record Of The Men Of Lafayette: Brief Biographical Sketches Of The Alumni Of Lafayette College, From Its Organization To The Present Time (1879)
      • book: Neanderthals and Modern Humans in the European Landscape during the Last Glaciation: Archaeological results of The Stage 3 Project (McDonald Institute Monographs) by Van Andel, Tjeerd, Andel, Tjeerd H. Van, Davies, William (2004) Hardcover
      • book: The Organization Man
      • book: 100 masters speeches for the use of orators: Students and teachers, officers and members of clubs, societies and organizations, business and professional men
      • book: 100 Masters Speeches: for the Use of Orators, Students and Teachers, Officers and Members of Clubs, Societies and Organizations, Business and Professional Men, Vol. 1
      • book: The Business Man's Library: Volume Ten: Accounts & Records: Organization and Fuctions of Business Offices; Systems for Office-Work; How to Make Executive Reports; How to Arrange an Office for Greatest Efficiency; The Cost of Office Work
      • book: The centennial year book of Alameda County, Californiacontaining a summary of the discovery and settlement of California, a description of the Contra Costa under Spanish, Mexican, and American rule, an account of the organization and settlement of Alameda
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