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David Lee Preiss

David Lee Preiss, American publishing company executive. Recipient Editorial award Billboard Publications, 1977. President Boerum Hill Association, Brooklyn, 1967; Board directors Brooklyn Heights Youth Center, 1967-1969, Foundation for the Community of Artists, New York City, 1972-1976. Member International Society Artists, Theta Chi.

Background

  • Preiss, David Lee was born on June 22, 1935 in Milwaukee. Son of Elmer Charles and Dolores Eileen (Creuz) Preiss.

  • Education

    • Student, University Wisconsin, 1957. Student, Art Students League New York, 1965. Student, New School Social Research, 1971.

    Career

    • College bureau manager Playboy magazine, Chicago, 1957-1960. Editor Collage magazine, 1960-1961, Grune & Stratton, New York City, 1961-1963. Coordinator Greenwich Village Peace Center, 1965-1966.

      Production editor Motor Boating magazine, New York City, 1963-1966, American Artist magazine, New York City, 1966-1968, managing editor, 1969-1978. President Old Block Books, New York City, 1978-1983. Editor-in-chief Fountain House Today, from 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    President Boerum Hill Association, Brooklyn, 1967. Board directors Brooklyn Heights Youth Center, 1967-1969, Foundation for the Community of Artists, New York City, 1972-1976. Member International Society Artists, Theta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Grace Osborne, February 15, 1958 (divorced). Children– Nora Susan, Jennifer Emily. Married Jean Marie Nicolle, January 27, 1979.
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    Born June 22, 1935
    Died February 22, 2003
    (aged 67)
    • 1957
      University Wisconsin
    • 1965
      Art Students League New York
    • 1971
      New School Social Research
    • 1957 - 1960
      College bureau manager, Playboy magazine
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      editor Collage magazine
    • 1961 - 1963
      editor Collage magazine
    • 1963 - 1966
      production editor Motor Boating magazine
    • 1965 - 1966
      coordinator, Greenwich Village Peace Center
    • 1969 - 1978
      production editor Motor Boating magazine
    • 1978 - 1983
      president, Old Block Books
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