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Raymond Kenneth Robinson

Raymond Kenneth Robinson, American magazine editor. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Authors Guild, Society Magazine Editors (executive committee).

Background

  • Robinson, Raymond Kenneth was born on December 4, 1920 in New York City. Son of Louis Harry and Lillian (Hoffman) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia University, 1941. Postgraduate, Columbia Law School, 1942.

    Career

    • Managing editor Magazine Management, 1950-1956. Editor Real magazine, 1956-1957. Managing editor Pageant magazine, 1957-1959.

      Senior editor Coronet magazine, 1959-1961. Articles editor Good Housekeeping magazine, 1961-1969. Managing editor Seventeen magazine, 1969-1979, executive editor, 1979-1985.

      Contributing editor television Guide, 1985-1987. Chairman advisory committee Columbia University magazines.

    Works

    • Ted Williams
    • Vintage (1962) biography of the Boston Red Sox baseball team's all-time Hall of Famer, Ted Williams.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Authors Guild, Society Magazine Editors (executive committee).

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis Cumins, September 18, 1949. Children: Nancy, Stephen, Tad.
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    Born December 4, 1920
    • 1941
      Columbia University
    • 1942
      Columbia Law School
    • 1950 - 1956
      Managing editor Magazine Management
    • 1956 - 1957
      editor Real magazine
    • 1957 - 1959
      managing editor Pageant magazine
    • 1959 - 1961
      senior, editor Coronet magazine
    • 1961 - 1969
      articles editor Good Housekeeping magazine
    • 1985 - 1987
      contributing editor television Guide
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