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Richard Packer Zeldin

Richard Packer Zeldin, American publisher. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award West Chester University, 1974. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Information Industry Association (secretary since 1973), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Information Science, Society for Scholarly Public Clubs: Dutch Treat (New York City), Publications Lunch (New York City).

Background

  • Zeldin, Richard Packer was born on August 7, 1918 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of M. and Virginia (Gealt) Zeldin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, West Chester University, Pennsylvania, 1942. Graduate executive program business administration, Columbia University, 1966.

    Career

    • General manager professional and reference book division McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1948-1968. Vice president, publishing director Litton Educational Public Company, Inc., 1968-1970. President R.R. Bowker Company, 1970-1976, Xerox College Public, Xerox Individualized Public, 1970-1976.

      Public John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1976-1983. Vice president Moseley Associates Incorporated, New York York City, from 1983. Secretary-treasurer science, technical and medical book publications group Association American Publications, 1966-1970.

      Member advisory committee commercial publications Atomic Energy Commission, 1966-1970.

    Works

    • Business Forms on File
    • Organized by subject, this volume contains more than 140 of the forms most frequently used in business.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Information Industry Association (secretary since 1973), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Information Science, Society for Scholarly Public Clubs: Dutch Treat (New York City), Publications Lunch (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Graves, November 25, 1950. Children– Elizabeth Ann, Richard Shepherd.
    • father: M. Zeldin
    • mother: Virginia (Gealt) Zeldin
    • spouse: Virginia Graves
    • children: Elizabeth Ann Zeldin
    • Richard Shepherd Zeldin
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    Nationality
    • 1942
      West Chester University
    • 1966
      Columbia University
    • 1948 - 1968
      General manager, professional and reference book division McGraw-Hill Book Company
    • 1968 - 1970
      vice president, Litton Educational Public Company
    • 1968 - 1970
      publishing director, Litton Educational Public Company
    • 1970 - 1976
      president, R.R. Bowker Company
    • 1970 - 1976
      president, R.R. Bowker Company
    • 1976 - 1983
      public John Wiley & Sons
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