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Cranston Edward Jones

Cranston Edward Jones, American magazine editor, writer. Recipient award for excellence in architectural journalism American International Assurance, 1956, 58, 59, 60. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Municipal Art Society, The New York History Society, Rhode Island History Society, Society Mayflower Descendants, Society Architectural Historians.

Background

  • Jones, Cranston Edward was born on March 12, 1918 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Edward Thomas and Katharine Phoebe (Lamson) Jones.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1936. Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1940.

    Career

    • Corresponding for Time-Life magazine, San Francisco, London and Paris, 1946-1952, bureau chief Rio de Janeiro, 1952-1955. Member staff Time magazine, 1955-1969, senior editor, 1961-1969. Editor-in-chief Travel & Camera, 1969-1970, Travel & Leisure, 1970-1971.

      Executive vice president United States Camera Public Corporation, 1969-1971. Executive director Atlas Magazine, 1971-1973, editor, 1973. Senior editor People magazine, 1974-1988.

      Contributing editor Constitution magazine, 1988-1991.

    Works

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Municipal Art Society, The New York History Society, Rhode Island History Society, Society Mayflower Descendants, Society Architectural Historians. Clubs: Century, Edgartown Yacht.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Campbell, December 24, 1949. Children: Abigail Ainsworth, Baird Campbell.
    • father: Edward Thomas Jones
    • mother: Katharine Phoebe (Lamson) Jones
    • spouse: Jean Campbell
    • children: Abigail Ainsworth Jones
    • Baird Campbell Jones
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    Born March 12, 1918
    Died June 1, 1991
    (aged 73)
    Nationality
    • 1936
      Phillips Academy
    • 1940
      Harvard
    • 1946 - 1952
      Corresponding for Time-Life magazine
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1952 - 1955
      Corresponding for Time-Life magazine
    • 1969 - 1970
      editor-in-chief Travel & Camera
    • 1969 - 1971
      executive, vice president United States Camera Public Corporation
    • 1970 - 1971
      editor-in-chief Travel & Camera
    • 1971 - 1973
      executive, director Atlas Magazine
    • 1973
      executive, director Atlas Magazine
    • 1974 - 1988
      senior, editor People magazine
    • 1988 - 1991
      contributing editor Constitution magazine
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