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William Saunderson Mayo

William Saunderson Mayo, American publishing executive. Member of American Library Association, Washington Book Publishers, Association American University Presses, Association American Publishers Inc., American Booksellers Association.

Background

  • Mayo, William Saunderson was born on January 7, 1938 in Corona, New York, United States. Son of Raymond Charles and Gladys Rose (Jennings) Mayo.

  • Education

    • Student, City College of New York, 1958—1961.

    Career

    • Accounting clerk Simon & Schuster, Incorporated, New York York City, 1955—1959. Controller Hill & Wang, Inc., 1959—1966. Vice president, assistant secretary Basic Books, Inc., 1966—1970.

      Controller, assistant secretary Intext Press, Inc., 1970—1973. Assistant director, business manager Howard University Press, Washington, 1974—1987, public consultant, since 1988. Consultant Russell Sage Foundation, New York City, 1967.

      Advisory committee Washington Technology Institute, 1975. Consultant National Endowment of the Humanities, Washington, 1980—1981. With United States Air Force Reserve, 1955-1963.

    Membership

    Member of American Library Association, Washington Book Publishers, Association American University Presses, Association American Publishers Inc., American Booksellers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Ann Lang, July 19, 1958 (divorced July 1972). Children: William Saunderson II, Kelly Annual.
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    Born January 7, 1938
    • 1955 - 1959
      Accounting, clerk Simon & Schuster
    • 1959 - 1966
      controller, Hill & Wang
    • 1966 - 1970
      vice president, secretary Basic Books
    • 1966 - 1970
      assistant, secretary Basic Books
    • 1970 - 1973
      controller, secretary Intext Press
    • 1970 - 1973
      assistant, secretary Intext Press
    • 1974 - 1987
      assistant, Howard University Press
      Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1987
      business manager, Howard University Press
      Washington, United States
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