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John Rensselaer Chamberlain

John Rensselaer Chamberlain, American columnist.

Background

  • Chamberlain, John Rensselaer was born on October 28, 1903 in New Haven. Son of Robert Rensselaer and Emily (Davis) Chamberlain.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1925.

    Career

    • Advertising writer, 1925. Reporter New York Times, 1926-1928, daily book columnist, 1933-1936. Editor Fortune Magazine, 1936-1941.

      Associate professor Columbia School Journalism, 1941-1944. Assistant editor New York Times Book Review, 1928-1933. Associate editor Saturday Review Literature, 1933.

      Book editor Scribners Magazine, 1936-1938, Harper's Magazine, 1939-1947. Lecturer Columbia School Journalism, 1934-1935, New School for Social Research, 1935, Columbia University Summer School, 1937. Contributing daily book columnist Times, 1942-1944.

      Editor Life magazine, 1945-1950, The Freeman review politics, economics, arts, 1950-1952. Associate editor Barron's Magazine, 1953-1955. Staff writer Wall St. Journal, 1955.

      Dean Troy (Alabama) School Journalism, 1972-1977. Columnist These Days King Features Syndicate, New York City, 1962-1985.

    Works

    • The MacArthur New Testament Commentary (31 Volume Set)
    • This set includes the entire collection of the MacArthur New Testament Commentary series: Matthew 1-7, Matthew 8-15, Matthew 16-23, Matthew 24-28, Luke 1-5, Luke 6-10, Luke 11-17, John 1-11, John 12-21, Acts 1-12, Acts 13-28, Romans 1-8, Romans 9-16, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians & Philemon, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter & Jude, 1-3 John, Revelation 1-11, and Revelation 12-22.
    • The MacArthur New Testament Commentary (31 Volume Set)
    • This set includes the entire collection of the MacArthur New Testament Commentary series: Matthew 1-7, Matthew 8-15, Matthew 16-23, Matthew 24-28, Luke 1-5, Luke 6-10, Luke 11-17, John 1-11, John 12-21, Acts 1-12, Acts 13-28, Romans 1-8, Romans 9-16, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians & Philemon, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter & Jude, 1-3 John, Revelation 1-11, and Revelation 12-22.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Sterling, April 22, 1926 (deceased). Children: Elizabeth, Margaret. Married Ernestine Stodelle, June 29, 1956.

      1 son, John; stepchildren: Tanya, Chris, Ben.
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    Born October 28, 1903
    Died April 9, 1995
    (aged 91)
    • 1925
      Yale
    • 1925
      Advertising writer
    • 1926 - 1928
      reporter New York Times
    • 1928 - 1933
      assistant, editor New York Times Book Review
    • 1933 - 1936
      reporter New York Times
    • 1933
      associate editor Saturday Review Literature
    • 1934 - 1935
      lecturer, Columbia School Journalism
    • 1935
      lecturer, Columbia School Journalism
    • 1936 - 1941
      editor Fortune Magazine
    • 1936 - 1938
      book editor Scribners Magazine
    • 1937
      lecturer, Columbia School Journalism
    • 1939 - 1947
      book editor Scribners Magazine
    • 1941 - 1944
      associate professor, Columbia School Journalism
    • 1942 - 1944
      contributing daily book columnist Times
    • 1945 - 1950
      editor Life magazine
    • 1950 - 1952
      editor Life magazine
    • 1953 - 1955
      associate editor Barron's Magazine
    • 1955
      staff writer, Wall St. Journal
    • 1962 - 1985
      columnist These Days King Features Syndicate
    • 1972 - 1977
      dean Troy (Alabama) School Journalism
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