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Robert Marion Jones

Robert Marion Jones, American book and magazine editor. Member Magazine Publications Association, University Minnesota Alumni Association, American Society Magazine Editors (executive committee), Time Life Alumni Society, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Jones, Robert Marion was born on May 31, 1919 in Fulda, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Webster and Emma Louella (Price) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1940.

    Career

    • Newspaper reporter Hennepin County (Minnesota) Review, 1938-1940, Madison (South Dakota) Daily Leader, 1940-1942, Sioux Falls (South Dakota) Daily Argus-Leader, 1942-1945. Editorial assistant, associate editor, managing editor Better Homes & Gardens, Meredith Public Company, Des Moines, 1945-1954. Editor Family Circle, New York City.

      Vice president Family Circle, Inc., 1955-1967. Series editor Time-Life Books, Inc., 1967-1981, corporation planning consultant, 1982-1986.

    Works

    • Linear Programming: Foundations and Extensions
    • The 4th Edition of this book introduces theory and applications in optimization, from linear programming to convex analysis, network flows, integer programming, quadratic programming and convex optimization.

    Membership

    Member Magazine Publications Association, University Minnesota Alumni Association, American Society Magazine Editors (executive committee), Time Life Alumni Society, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Catherine Burd, November 16, 1940. Children– Sheila Jones Reagan, Robert Michael, Jeffrey Paul, Molly Jones Marshall, Christopher Francis.
    • father: John Webster Jones
    • mother: Emma Louella (Price) Jones
    • spouse: Mary Catherine Burd
    • children: Sheila Jones Reagan Jones
    • Robert Michael Jones
    • Jeffrey Paul Jones
    • Molly Jones Marshall Jones
    • Christopher Francis Jones
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    Born March 31, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1940
      University Minnesota
    • 1945 - 1954
      editorial assistant
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1955 - 1967
      vice president, Family Circle
    • 1967 - 1981
      series editor Time-Life Books
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