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John Denson Randolph

John Denson Randolph, American magazine editor, writer. Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1963-1966.

Background

  • Randolph, John Denson was born on October 28, 1938 in Baltimore. Son of John Wolsey and Jean (Belden) Randolph.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1962.

    Career

    • Technical writer General Electric Company, Schenectedy, New York, 1966-1967. County editor Bennington Banner, Vermont, 1968-1969. Editor, public Vermont Sportsman, Bennington, 1969-1978.

      Managing editor Backpacker magazine, 1981. Editor Fly Fisherman magazine, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, since 1979, public, since 1988. Editor-in-chief Country Journal magazine, 1986-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: reading; writing.

    Works

    • Backpacking Basics
    • A guide to backpacking, including information on preparing for the trip, keeping warm and dry, reading a compass and map, spending the night on the trail, and conserving resources.

    Membership

    Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1963-1966.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: reading; writing.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Eileen Galbo, November 30, 1963. Children– Mary Victoria, Kathleen, John.
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    Born October 28, 1938
    • 1962
      Williams College
    • 1966 - 1967
      Technical writer, General Electric Company
      New York, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      county editor Bennington Banner
      Vermont, United States
    • 1969 - 1978
      editor
      Bennington, Vermont, United States
    • 1979
      editor Fly Fisherman magazine
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1981
      managing editor Backpacker magazine
    • 1986 - 1988
      editor-in-chief Country Journal magazine
    • 1988
      editor Fly Fisherman magazine