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William Maxwell Gaines

William Maxwell Gaines, American publishing executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Wine and Food Society, In Search of Name Society (charter), Phi Alpha.

Background

  • Gaines, William Maxwell was born on March 1, 1922 in New York City. Son of Max C. and Jessie K. (Postlethwaite) Gaines.

  • Education

    • Student, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Edn, New York University, 1948.

    Career

    • President E. C. Publications Inc. (public MAD Magazine), New York City, 1948-1992.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Wine and Food Society, In Search of Name Society (charter), Phi Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Hazel Grieb, October 21, 1944 (divorced February 9, 1948). Married Nancy Siegel, November 17, 1955 (divorced March 1, 1971). Children: Cathy, Wendy, Chris.

      Married Anne Griffiths, February 21, 1987.
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    Born March 1, 1922
    Died June 3, 1992
    (aged 70)
    • 1942
      Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn
    • 1948
      New York University
    • 1948 - 1992
      President, E. C. Publications Incorporated (public MAD Magazine)