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Duncan Barnes

Duncan Barnes, American magazine editor, writer. Member Sportfishing and Boating Partnership Council, United States Fish and Wildlife Service; Member of Outdoor Writers Association, American Boone and Crockett Club.

Background

  • Barnes, Duncan was born on November 15, 1935 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Francis Duncan and Christine (Lawther) Sinclair.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Dartmouth College, 1957.

    Career

    • Staff writer St. Petersburg Times, Florida, 1958—1961. Staff writer Sports Illustrated, New York City, 1961—1968. Director public relations, Winchester Group Olin Corporation, 1968—1980.

      Editorial director Winchester Press, 1972—1980. Editor Field & Stream, 1981—1999, editor-at-large, since 1999.

    Works

    • Editor: History of Winchester Firearms, 1980, American Kennel Club'S World of the Pure-Bred Dog, 1984. Contributing editor: The Random House Dictionary of the English Language, 1966.

    Membership

    Member Sportfishing and Boating Partnership Council, United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Member of Outdoor Writers Association, American Boone and Crockett Club.

    Connections

    • Married Anne E. Friske, May 27, 1961. Children: Lesley Thorp, Jason Coleman.
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    Born November 15, 1935
    • 1957
      Dartmouth College
    • 1958 - 1961
      Staff writer, St. Petersburg Times
      Florida, United States
    • 1961 - 1968
      staff writer, Sports Illustrated
    • 1968 - 1980
      director, public relations
    • 1972 - 1980
      editorial director, Winchester Press
    • 1981 - 1999
      editor Field & Stream
    • 1999
      editor Field & Stream