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Douglas Riley Fleming

Douglas Riley Fleming, American, Italian journalist, publishing executive, consultant.


  • Fleming, Douglas Riley was born on January 25, 1922 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States. Son of Douglas Riley and Sarilda Artemes (Short) Fleming.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1953.


    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1944, advanced through grades to Commander. Naval aviator; chief protocol North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Naples, Italy, 1962-1967. Retired United States Navy, 1967.

      With Francis I. DuPont & Company, Investment Banking, Rome, 1968-1970. Executive editor, general manager Daily American, 1970-1975. President Stampa Generale, S.R.L., Publications, Naples, 1975—1980.

      Managing director Italo-American Association. Director American Studies Center, 1975-1980. President General Press Services, Washington, since 1979.

      Director Virginia Winery Cooperative, Inc., Culpeper, 1985-1993. Proprietor, operator Campicello Vineyards, Madison, Virginia, 1982-1992.


    Active National Trust History Preservation, Smithsonian Associates, Association Naval Aviation. Member Associazione della Stampa Estera in Italia, The Cogswell Society, The Murray Clan Society, St. Andrew's Society of Washington District of Columbia, Georgetown University Alumni Association (president Italy 1972-1980), American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, Military Officers Association, Navy League of the United States, National Press Club, Vinifera Wine Growers Association, Jeffersonian Wine Grape Growers Society, Virginia Vineyards Association, Naval and Military Club, Steering Wheel Club, Royal Aero Club (London), Circolo Canottieri (Naples), New York Athletic Club, District Yacht (Washington).


    • Married Irene Stachowicz, October 28, 1944 (deceased 1979). Married Nancy Evelyn Kincaid, May 30, 1992.
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    • 1953
      Georgetown University
    • 1944
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1962 - 1967
      chief protocol North Atlantic Treaty Organization
      Naples, Florida, United States
    • 1967
      retired, United States Navy
    • 1968 - 1970
      with Francis I. DuPont & Company
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1970 - 1975
      executive, Daily American
    • 1970 - 1975
      general manager, Daily American
    • 1975 - 1980
      president, Stampa Generale
      Naples, Florida, United States
    • 1975 - 1980
      director, American Studies Center
    • 1979
      president, General Press Services
      Washington, United States
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