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Herbert Warren Wind

Herbert Warren Wind, American writer. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Oxford and Cambridge Golfing Society, Yale Golf Association, Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.

Background

  • Wind, Herbert Warren was born on August 11, 1916 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Max E. and Dora O. Wind.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1937. Master of Arts, Cambridge University, England, 1939.

    Career

    • Staff writer New Yorker magazine, New York City, 1947-1954, 62-90, Sporting Scene. Editor, writer Sports Illustrated magazine, New York City, 1954-1960. Consultant, writer, associate producer television series Shell's Wonderful World of Golf, 1961-1962.

      Teacher seminar on literature of sports, Yale University, 1973.

    Works

    • The Story of American Golf: Its Champions and Its Championships
    • "Here, in words & pictures, the whole story of American golf unfolds, from the inspiration of the Scottish game for the exclusive entertainment of millionaires in Newport, Tuxedo Park, & on Long Island & the golf madness that swept Chicago in 1895, down to the present day [1975].

    Membership

    With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Oxford and Cambridge Golfing Society, Yale Golf Association, Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews.

    Connections

    • father: Max E.
    • mother: Dora O. Wind
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    Died March 31, 2005
    (aged 88)
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Yale University
    • 1939
      Cambridge University
    • 1947 - 1954
      Staff writer, New Yorker magazine
    • 1961 - 1962
      consultant, producer television series Shell's Wonderful World of Golf
    • 1961 - 1962
      writer, producer television series Shell's Wonderful World of Golf
    • 1961 - 1962
      associate, producer television series Shell's Wonderful World of Golf
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