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Albert Cole, American Magazine publisher. Board of directors Boys Clubs American, Inc., 1947-1989, chairman of the executive committee, 1954, president, 1954-1969, chairman, 1969-1981, chairman emeritus, 1981-1989. Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1917-1918. Member Links Club, Sky Club (New York City), Blind Brook Club (Port Chester, New York), Round Hill Club (Greenwich, Connecticut), Seminole Golf Club (Palm Beach, Florida).

Background

Cole,, Albert was born on December 12, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Channing and Frances M. (Deininger) Cole.

Education

Student in public schools, New York CityDoctor of Laws, Macalester College, 1973.

Career

With, Frank A. Munsey Publs., New York City, 1910-1915;with, Popular Science Public Company, 1915;president, public, Popular Science Monthly and Outdoor Life, 1929-1939;director, Popular Science Monthly and Outdoor Life, 1924-1989. Director, general business manager Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1930-1966, later vice president.

Membership

Board of directors Boys Clubs American, Inc., 1947-1989, chairman of the executive committee, 1954, president, 1954-1969, chairman, 1969-1981, chairman emeritus, 1981-1989. Ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1917-1918. Member Links Club, Sky Club (New York City), Blind Brook Club (Port Chester, New York), Round Hill Club (Greenwich, Connecticut), Seminole Golf Club (Palm Beach, Florida).

Connections

Married Marguerite N. Haas, December 10, 1921 (deceased July 1968). Children: Jean Cole Van Buren, Margaret Cole Jennings, Robert Douglas. Married Margaret Winston, 1969.

father:
Albert Channing Cole,

mother:
Frances M. (Deininger) Cole,

spouses:
Marguerite N. Haas

Margaret Winston

children:
Jean Cole Van Buren Cole,

Margaret Cole Jennings Cole,

Robert Douglas Cole,