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James Walker Michaels

James Walker Michaels was American editor.

Background

  • Michaels, James Walker was born on June 17, 1921 in Buffalo. Son of Dewey and Phyllis (Boasberg) Michaels.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Harvard University, 1942.

    Career

    • Ambulance driver American Field Service, India and Burma, 1943-1944. With United States Information Service, New Delhi, Bangkok, 1944-1946. Foreign correspondent Uttar Pradesh, bureau manager New Delhi, 1946-1950.

      With Forbes magazine, New York City, 1954—1998, managing editor, 1956-1961, editor, 1961—1998.

    Connections

    • Married Jean A. Briggs, June 1985. Children: Robert Matthews, James Walker, Anne Phyllis.
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    Born June 17, 1921
    Died October 2, 2007
    (aged 86)
    • 1942
      Harvard University
    • 1943 - 1944
      Ambulance driver American Field Service
    • 1944 - 1946
      with United States Information Service
      New Delhi, Delhi, India, India
    • 1954 - 1998
      with Forbes magazine
    • 1956 - 1961
      with Forbes magazine
    • 1961 - 1998
      with Forbes magazine