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John Richard Dodds

John Richard Dodds, American publishing company executive. National board Santa Fe Opera, 1970-1986, St. Johns College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, 1970-1972. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1944. Member Coffee House, Doubles, Knickerbocker, Bohemian.

Background

  • Dodds, John Richard was born on July 29, 1922 in Sacramento. Son of G. Fulton and Theresa (Carr) Dodds.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1944.

    Career

    • Senior editor William Morrow & Company, 1956-1958. Head trade division G.P. Putnam's Sons, publications, San Francisco, 1966-1970, editor-in-chief, executive vice president, 1972-1986, director, 1972-1977. Senior editor West, Simon & Shuster, 1977-1986.

      Owner McIntosh McKee Dodds, literature agency, New York City, 1960-1966. Editor-in-chief Holt, Rinehart-Winston, 1970-1972.

    Membership

    National board Santa Fe Opera, 1970-1986, St. Johns College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, 1970-1972. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1944. Member Coffee House, Doubles, Knickerbocker, Bohemian.

    Connections

    • Married Vivian Vance, January 16, 1961 (deceased 1979).
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    Born July 29, 1922
    Died October 9, 1986
    (aged 64)
    • 1944
      University California
    • 1956 - 1958
      Senior, editor William Morrow & Company
    • 1960 - 1966
      owner McIntosh McKee Dodds
    • 1966 - 1970
      head, trade division G.P. Putnam's Sons
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      editor-in-chief Holt
    • 1972 - 1986
      head, trade division G.P. Putnam's Sons
    • 1977 - 1986
      senior, editor West