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Harold Elk Straubing

Harold Elk Straubing, American writer.

Background

  • Straubing, Harold Elk was born on February 19, 1918 in New York City. Son of Jack and Mollie (Begun) Straubing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Long Island University, 1940.

    Career

    • Cartoon writer for various magazines, New York City, 1939-1940. Cartoon writer Popeye, Betty Boop, Gulliver's Travels, others Fleischer Studios, Miami, Florida, 1940-1942. Writer, director, producer radio shows Station WKBO/United States Army, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1942-1945.

      Comic book editor Timely Comics, New York City, 1946-1947, Lev Gleason Publications, New York City, 1952-1954. Comics editor New York Herald Tribune Syndicate, 1947-1952. Magazine editor for various magazines including Man's Life, True Men Stories, Your Romance, Thrilling Confessions, New York City, 1954-1961.

      Executive editor, general manager American Art Enterprises, Inc., North Hollywood, California, 1961-1975. Executive editor, administrator Major Books, Books for Better Living, Sunway Periodicals, Inc., Chatsworth, 1975-1982. Freelance writer, since 1985.

    Works

    Connections

    • Married Helen Mozlin, Mar, 13, 1943. 1 child, Michelle.
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    Born February 19, 1918
    • 1940
      Long Island University
    • 1939 - 1940
      Cartoon writer, for various magazines
    • 1940 - 1942
      cartoon writer, Popeye
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1942 - 1945
      writer
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1942 - 1945
      director
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      comic book editor Timely Comics
    • 1947 - 1952
      comics editor New York Herald Tribune Syndicate
    • 1952 - 1954
      comic book editor Timely Comics
    • 1954 - 1961
      magazine editor for various magazines including Man's Life
    • 1961 - 1975
      executive, American Art Enterprises
      North Hollywood, California, United States
    • 1961 - 1975
      general manager, American Art Enterprises
      North Hollywood, California, United States
    • 1975 - 1982
      executive, Major Books
      Chatsworth, California, United States
    • 1975 - 1982
      administrator, Major Books
      Chatsworth, California, United States
    • 1985
      freelance writer
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