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Henry Zeller Urban

Henry Zeller Urban, American publishing executive.

Background

  • Urban, Henry Zeller was born on July 11, 1920 in Buffalo. Son of George Pennock and Florence Lenhard (Zeller) University.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Hotchkiss School, 1939. Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1943.

    Career

    • Treasurer George Urban Milling Company, 1946-1953. With Buffalo Eve. News, since 1953, assistant business manager, 1957-1962, business manager, 1962-1971, treasurer, director, 1971-1974, president, public, 1974-1983.

    Membership

    Board directors Travelers Aid Society, 1953-1959, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 1960-1963, 73-76, 82-89, Young Men’s Christian Association, 1955-1968. Trustee Elmwood-Franklin School, 1967-1970. Trustee Canisius College, 1977-1983, board regents, 1972-1978.

    Advisory board Medaille College, 1968-1983. Chairman parents council Hamilton College, 1977. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

    Member Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, New York State Publications Association (director 1970-1973, 76-79) Clubs: Mid-day (Buffalo), Tennis and Squash (Buffalo), Buffalo (Buffalo), Buffalo Country (Buffalo), Saturn (Buffalo), Pack (Buffalo). Sankaty Head (Nantucket). Nantucket Yacht.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth deMoss Wickwire, April 28, 1948. Children: Ruth Robinson Urban Smith, Florence de Moss Urban Hunn, Henry Zeller, Ward Wickwire.
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    Born July 11, 1920
    • 1939
      Hotchkiss School
    • 1943
      Yale University
    • 1946 - 1953
      Treasurer, George Urban Milling Company
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