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S. Arthur Dembner

S. Arthur Dembner, American magazine publisher.

Background

  • Dembner, S. Arthur was born on October 7, 1920 in New York City. Son of Jack Dembner.

  • Education

    • AB (evenings), New School Social Research, 1950. Postgraduate Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1971.

    Career

    • Account executive Modern Merchandise Bureau, 1945-1947. Circulation executive Time, Inc., 1947-1952. With Newsweek magazine, 1952-1973, circulation director, 1961-1962, vice president, 1962-1973, member executive committee, 1969-1973, director, from 1969, also publisher book division.

      Senior vice president Newsweek, Inc., 1971-1976. President Newsweek Books, 1973-1976, Red Dembner Enterprises Corporation, New York City, 1976-1990. Publisher Dembner Books, 1976-1990.

      Director Partners in Care. Chairman board governors Direct Mail Advertising Association, 1959-1960. Chairman committee advisers on direct mail Department Agriculture, 1956-1958.

      Advisory committee sales and subscriptions Committee Economic Development, 1960.

    Works

    • Editor: Modern Circulation Methods.

    Membership

    Board directors, vice president Visiting Nurse Service New York. Chairman Volunteers in Politics, New York City, 1953. Board directors Encampment for Citizenship.

    Served to captain United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Member Advertising Federation American, Association American Public (governor), Hundred Million Club (past president), Sales Promotion Executives Association, Magazine Publications Association (chairman circulation committee) Clubs: Players, Dutch Treat.

    Connections

    • Married, December 5, 1948. 3 children.
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    Born October 7, 1920
    Died March 14, 1990
    (aged 69)
    • 1950
      New School Social Research
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1945 - 1947
      Account executive, Modern Merchandise Bureau
    • 1947 - 1952
      circulation executive, Time
    • 1971 - 1976
      senior, vice president Newsweek
    • 1973 - 1976
      president, Newsweek Books
    • 1976 - 1990
      president, Newsweek Books
    • 1976 - 1990
      public Dembner Books
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