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Donald Irving I. Fine

Donald Irving Fine, American editor, publisher, writer. Decorated Presidential citation with 2 oak leaf clusters. Active Nassau County Stevenson for President, 1952. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Harvard Club, Players Club.

Background

  • Fine, Donald Irving was born on April 19, 1922 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Morris Seide and Kathleen (Perlis) Fine.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard, 1944; Postgraduate, Columbia, 1947.

    Career

    • Managing editor Western Printing & Lithographing Company, 1951-1958. Editor in chief Popular Library., Inc., 1958-1960. Vice president, editor in chief Dell Public Company, Delacorte Press, 1960-1968.

      Executive vice president, editor in chief Coward-McCann, Inc., 1968-1969. Founder, president, public Arbor House Public Company, New York City, 1969-1983. Founder, president Donald I. Fine Books (merged with Penguin United States of America), from 1983.

    Works

    • Contributor to The American Reading Public, New York Times Magazine, 1989.

    Membership

    Active Nassau County Stevenson for President, 1952. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Harvard Club, Players Club.

    Connections

    • Married Diana Northam in 1946 (divorced).
    • father: late Morris S. Fine
    • mother: Kathleen Perlis
    • spouse: Diana Northam
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    • 1944
      Harvard
    • 1947
      Columbia
    • 1951 - 1958
      Managing editor Western Printing & Lithographing Company
    • 1958 - 1960
      editor in chief Popular Library
    • 1960 - 1968
      vice president
    • 1968 - 1969
      executive, vice president
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