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Robert Wilson Harvey

Robert Wilson Harvey, American former editor. Board directors District of Columbia Heart Association, 1964-1968, Council for Family Financial Education, 1969-1972; governor District of Columbia Amateur Athletic Association, 1962-1964; trustee Connecticut River Foundation, Essex Library. Association Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1945. Member of Black Hall (Old Lyme, Connecticut); Dartmouth of Southeastern Conn.

Background

  • Harvey, Robert Wilson was born on March 18, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Robert Porter and Margaret (Posey) W.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1941. Postgraduate, University Stockholm, 1947.

    Career

    • Reporter Washington Post, 1941-1943. Assistant managing editor The Nation, New York City, 1945-1946. Freelance correspondent Stockholm, 1946-1947.

      Assistant managing editor The Reporter, Washington, 1948. Staff editor Kiplinger's Personal Finance (formerly Changing Times), 1948-1951. Assistant managing editor Changing Times, 1951-1958, managing editor, 1958-1964, editor, 1964-1974, associate public, 1975-1979.

      Director Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc., 1965-1980.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors District of Columbia Heart Association, 1964-1968, Council for Family Financial Education, 1969-1972. Governor District of Columbia Amateur Athletic Association, 1962-1964. Trustee Connecticut River Foundation, Essex Library.

    Association Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1945. Member of Black Hall (Old Lyme, Connecticut). Dartmouth of Southeastern Conn.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Landon, September 3, 1941. Children: Michael L., Martha E., Sara M.
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    Died November 28, 2004
    (aged 84)
    • 1941
      Dartmouth College
    • 1947
      University Stockholm
    • 1941 - 1943
      Reporter Washington Post
    • 1945 - 1946
      assistant, managing editor The Nation
    • 1946 - 1947
      freelance correspondent Stockholm
    • 1948
      assistant, managing editor The Reporter
      Washington, United States
    • 1948 - 1951
      staff editor Kiplinger's Personal Finance (formerly Changing Times)
    • 1951 - 1958
      assistant, managing editor Changing Times
    • 1958 - 1964
      assistant, managing editor Changing Times
    • 1964 - 1974
      assistant, managing editor Changing Times
    • 1965 - 1980
      director, Kiplinger Washington Editors
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