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David Starr, American editor, publisher. Trustee Nassau Community College, State University of New York, 1959-1966; board directors Springfield Library. and Museum Association, chairman, 1988-1990; member Massachusetts Cultural Council, since 1980; board directors American Arts Alliance, 1988-1992, chairman, 1989-1992. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, American Newspaper Publications Association.

Background

Starr, David was born on August 1, 1922 in New York City. Son of Aaron and Helen (Simon) Starr.

Education

Bachelor, Queens College, 1942.

Career

Reporter, rewriteman Long Island Daily Press, 1942-1950. Executive editor Nassau Daily Review Star, 1950-1953. Assistant editor Newark Star-Ledger, 1954-1956.

Associate editor Long Island Press, 1953-1954, 56-62, managing editor, 1962-1969, editor, 1969-1977. Senior editor Newhouse Newspapers, since 1971. Public Springfield Republican, 1977-1999, president, since 1999.

President Springfield Central, Inc., 1978-1988, chairman, 1989-1995.

Membership

Trustee Nassau Community College, State University of New York, 1959-1966. Board directors Springfield Library. and Museum Association, chairman, 1988-1990. Member Massachusetts Cultural Council, since 1980.

Board directors American Arts Alliance, 1988-1992, chairman, 1989-1992. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, American Newspaper Publications Association.

Connections

Married Marjorie Giffen, August 3, 1943. Children: Pamela, Peter.

father:
Aaron Starr

mother:
Helen (Simon) Starr

spouse:
Marjorie Giffen

children:
Pamela Starr

Peter Starr