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Helen Seldon Rattray

Helen Seldon Rattray, American newspaper editor and executive.

Background

  • Rattray, Helen Seldon was born on September 29, 1934 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Abraham Harry and Yetta (Spivack) Seldon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Douglass College, 1956. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1958—1960. Litt.D (honorary), LIU., 1986.

    Career

    • Reporter East Hampton (New York ) Star, 1960—1976. Editor and columnist, 1976—1980. Public, 1980—1991; president, since 1991.

      Director, secretary-treasurer Graphics of Peconic. Former treasurer, board trustees Hampton Day School, 1969—1973.

    Connections

    • Married Everett T. Rattray, July 22, 1960 (deceased). Children: David E., Daniel S., Bess E.
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    Born September 29, 1934
    • 1956
      Douglass College
    • 1986
      LIU.
    • 1960 - 1976
      Reporter East Hampton (New York ) Star
    • 1976 - 1980
      editor and columnist
    • 1980 - 1991
      public
    • 1991
      president