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Eleanor Kask Friede

Eleanor Kask Friede, American editor, publisher. License private pilot. Board advisors The Monroe Institute; Member Ninety-Nines, Inc.

Background

  • Friede, Eleanor Kask was born on November 12, 1920 in Rochester, New York, United States. Daughter of John and Claire (Kassick) Kask.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Hofstra University, 1942.

    Career

    • Copywriter McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1942-1946. Assistant to president charge advertising, promotion, publicity, editor magazine contingent books Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1946-1951. With Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951-1952.

      In charge advertising, publicity, promotion World Public Company, 1952-1961. Co-ordinator Internat P.E.N. Congress, New York City, 1965-1966. Marketing director Macmillan Public Company, Inc., 1966-1968, public director special projects department, senior editor trade department, temporary publicity director, part-time senior editor, 1968-1972.

      Indiana editorial consultant, 1972-1973. Independent public Delacorte Press/Eleanor Friede, 1973-1982. As editor, acquired Jonathan Livingston Seagull, 1970, The Education of Little Tree, 1976.

      President, book producer Eleanor Friede Books, Inc. Co-public aviation books Macmillan Public Company, 1982-1991.

    Major achievements

    • License private pilot.

    Membership

    Board advisors The Monroe Institute. Member Ninety-Nines, Inc.

    Connections

    • Married Donald Friede, 1951 (deceased 1965).
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    Born November 12, 1920
    Died July 14, 2008
    (aged 87)
    • 1942
      Hofstra University
    • 1942 - 1946
      Copywriter, McGraw-Hill Book Company
    • 1946 - 1951
      assistant, to president charge advertising
    • 1951 - 1952
      with Pellegrini & Cudahy
    • 1952 - 1961
      in charge advertising
    • 1965 - 1966
      co-ordinator Intern, at P.E.N. Congress
    • 1966 - 1968
      marketing director, Macmillan Public Company
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