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David Lachenbruch

David Lachenbruch, American editor, writer. Inducted Video Hall of Fame, 1993. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member White House Corrs. Association, Union International de la Presse Electronique.

Background

  • Lachenbruch, David was born on February 11, 1921 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Milton Cleveland and Leah Judith (Herold) Lachenbruch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1942.

    Career

    • Corresponding Variety, also Detroit Times, 1940-1942. Reporter, assistant city editor, then wire editor Gazette & Daily, York, Pennsylvania, 1946-1950. Associate editor television Digest with Consumer Electronics, Washington, 1950-1958, managing editor, 1959-1968, editorial director New York City, from 1968.

      Vice president Warren Public, Inc., Washington, since 1962.

    Works

    • Television (Look Inside Series)
    • An explanation of how television works, including how a program is staged and how the image arrives on a television screen in our homes.
    • Advisory editor: Academic American Encyclopedia, since 1989. Columnist Electronics Now magazine, Video magazine. Co-author: The Complete Book of Adult Toys, 1983.

      Contributor articles to consumer magazines. Contributing editor: New York Times Encyclopedia of television. Author: Videocassette Recorders—The Complete Home Guide, 1978, A Look Inside Television, 1985.

      Consultant Academy American Encyclopedia.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member White House Corrs. Association, Union International de la Presse Electronique.

    Connections

    • Married Gladys Kidwell, December 12, 1941. 1 child, Ann Leah Lachenbruch Zulawski.
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    Born February 11, 1921
    Died November 3, 1996
    (aged 75)
    • 1942
      University Michigan
    • 1940 - 1942
      Corresponding Variety
    • 1950 - 1958
      associate, editor television Digest with Consumer Electronics
      Washington, United States
    • 1959 - 1968
      associate, editor television Digest with Consumer Electronics

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