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Editor , consultant , representative

Daniel Evan Button, consultant, editor, former United States Representative from New York.

Background

Button, Daniel Evan was born on November 1, 1917 in Dunkirk, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Delaware, 1938;Master of Science, Columbia University, 1939.

Career

Reporter, editor News-Journal Papers, Wilmington, Delaware, also. Associated Press, New York City, 1939-1946. Director public relations University Delaware, 1947-1951.

Assistant to president State University of New York, Albany, 1952-1958. Member staff Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1959. Editorial page editor Times-Union, Albany, 1959-1960, executive editor, 1960-1966.

Member United States Congress from 29th New York District, 1967-1970. Executive director, president Arthritis Foundation, 1971-1975. Executive assistant to president New York State Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, 1994—2003.

Editor-in-chief Science Digest, New York City, 1976-1980. Editor Health Protection magazine, New York City, 1981-1982. Consultant Button and Button, public affairs committee.

Connections

Married Rebecca B. Pool. Children: Nancy, Sarah, Daniel, Jefferson (deceased 1986), Mary. Married Rena P. Posner, 1969.

spouse:
Rebecca B. Pool

spouse:
Rena P. Posner

child:
Nancy Button

child:
Sarah Button

child:
Daniel Button

child:
Jefferson Button (deceased 1986)

child:
Mary Button