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William Richard Rooney

William Richard Rooney, American magazine editor. With Army of the United States, 1959-1960. Member Outdoor Writers Association American.

Background

  • Rooney, William Richard was born on March 12, 1938 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Richard and Bernadette (Huether) Rooney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in English, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1959.

    Career

    • Assistant, then associate editor Marine Engineering/Log magazine, New York City, 1960-1964. Associate editor Outdoor Life magazine, 1964-1972, managing editor, 1972-1976, senior editor, 1976-1977. Editor articles Sports Afield annual outdoor magazines, 1983-1990.

      Editor American Forests magazine, Washington, 1977-1995, vice president for publications, 1991-1995. Book editor Safari Press, since 1996. Managing editor American Guardian magazine, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1997, American Hunter magazine, Fairfax, 1997-1999, Wildlife Society, Bethesda, Maryland, 1999—2005, publications consultant, since 2006.

    Works

    • Contributor to: Complete Outdoors Ency, 1972
    • others.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    With Army of the United States, 1959-1960. Member Outdoor Writers Association American.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Ann Scherer, July 20, 1963. Children: Karen, Kevin, Brian, Kristin.
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    • 1959
      St. Peter's College
    • 1960 - 1964
      Assistant, editor Marine Engineering/Log magazine
    • 1960 - 1964
      then associate, editor Marine Engineering/Log magazine
    • 1964 - 1972
      associate, editor Outdoor Life magazine
    • 1972 - 1976
      associate, editor Outdoor Life magazine
    • 1977 - 1995
      editor American Forests magazine
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1990
      editor articles Sports Afield annual outdoor magazines
    • 1996
      book editor Safari Press
    • 1997
      managing editor American Guardian magazine
      Fairfax, Virginia, United States
    • 1997 - 1999
      managing editor American Guardian magazine
      Fairfax, Virginia, United States
    • 1999 - 2005
      managing editor American Guardian magazine
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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