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Roger Edward Egan

Roger Edward Egan, American publishing executive, consultant. Decorated Bronze Star. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Egan, Roger Edward was born on January 26, 1921 in New York City. Son of William Joseph and Josephine (Anderson) Egan.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, St. Francis College, 1949. Master of Arts, New York University, 1954.

    Career

    • Chairman English department St. Francis Preparatory School, 1948-1953. General manager Silver-Burdett Company (subsidiary Time, Inc.), New York City, 1958-1967. President L.W. Singer Company (subsidiary Random House), 1967-1970.

      Director Random House Public Company, 1967-1970. Editorial director McGraw Hill Book Company, New York City, 1970-1973, general manager school division, 1973-1976. Publishing consultant, 1977-1978, 82–.

      Vice president McKnight Public Company, Bloomington, Illinois, 1978-1982. President Roger E. Egan Associates, since 1983. Publisher PenRose Publishing Company, since 1991.

      Lecturer English College St. Elizabeth's, 1958-1963. Member New York State Youth Board, 1949-1953.

    Works

    • Author: Poppies and Other Poems. Managing editor school books, Doubleday Book Company, New York City, 1953-1958. Editor numerous books for use in elementary, secondary schools, colleges.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Dorothy Olsen, September 3, 1949. Children: Roger Emmett, Gregory J., David C., Mary Jo, Laura G.
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    Born January 26, 1921
    • 1949
      St. Francis College
    • 1954
      New York University
    • 1948 - 1953
      Chairman, English department St. Francis Preparatory School
    • 1958 - 1967
      general manager, Silver-Burdett Company (subsidiary Time
    • 1967 - 1970
      president, L.W. Singer Company (subsidiary Random House)
    • 1967 - 1970
      director, Random House Public Company
    • 1970 - 1973
      editorial director, McGraw Hill Book Company
    • 1977 - 1978
      publishing consultant
    • 1978 - 1982
      vice president, McKnight Public Company
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1983
      president, Roger E. Egan Associates
    • 1991
      publisher PenRose Publishing Company
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