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Ivan Richard Dee

Ivan Richard Dee, American book publisher, editor. Vice president South Side Planning Board, Chicago, 1975-1989; commissioner Chicago Baseball League, 1978-1900; member advisory board National Great Books Curriculum Academy Community, 2005^. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1957-1960.

Background

  • Dee, Ivan Richard was born on March 11, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack Arthur and Jeanette Rose (Melcher) Dee.

  • Education

    • BJ, University Missouri, 1956. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1957.

    Career

    • President Ardivan Press, Macon, Georgia, 1960-1961. Vice president, editor-in-chief Quadrangle Books, Chicago, 1961-1972. Associate editor Chicago Tribune Book World, 1972-1973.

      Executive editor Publications-Hall Syndicate, 1973-1974. Editor-in-chief Chicagoan Magazine, 1974-1975. Director public affairs Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, 1975-1989.

      President Ivan R. Dee, Inc., 1989—2010.

    Membership

    Vice president South Side Planning Board, Chicago, 1975-1989. Commissioner Chicago Baseball League, 1978-1900. Member advisory board National Great Books Curriculum Academy Community, 2005^.

    Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1957-1960.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra Cohen, June 21, 1959 (divorced 1973). Married Phyllis Kirz, August 3, 1977 (divorced 1981). Married Barbara Burgess, April 15, 1989.

      Children: Alexander, Sara, Jacob, Gabriel.
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    Born March 11, 1935
    • 1956
      University Missouri
    • 1957
      University Missouri
    • 1960 - 1961
      President, Ardivan Press
      Macon, Georgia, United States
    • 1961 - 1972
      vice president
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      associate, editor Chicago Tribune Book World
    • 1973 - 1974
      executive, editor Publications-Hall Syndicate
    • 1974 - 1975
      editor-in-chief Chicagoan Magazine
    • 1975 - 1989
      director, public affairs Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    • 1989 - 2010
      president, Ivan R. Dee
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