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David Lee Preiss Edit Profile

publishing company executive

David Lee Preiss, American publishing company executive. Recipient Editorial award Billboard Publications, 1977. President Boerum Hill Association, Brooklyn, 1967; Board directors Brooklyn Heights Youth Center, 1967-1969, Foundation for the Community of Artists, New York City, 1972-1976. Member International Society Artists, Theta Chi.

Background

Preiss, David Lee was born on June 22, 1935 in Milwaukee. Son of Elmer Charles and Dolores Eileen (Creuz) Preiss.

Education

Student, University Wisconsin, 1953-1957;student, Art Students League New York, 1965;student, New School Social Research, 1969-1971.

Career

College bureau manager, Playboy magazine, Chicago, 1957-1960;editor, Collage magazine, Chicago, 1960-1961;editor, Grune & Stratton, New York City, 1961-1963;coordinator, Greenwich Village Peace Center, 1965-1966;production editor, Motor Boating magazine, New York City, 1963-1966;production editor, American Artist magazine, New York City, 1966-1968;managing editor, American Artist magazine, 1969-1978;president, Old Block Books, New York City, 1978-1983;editor-in-chief, Fountain House Today, New York City, since 1983.

Membership

President Boerum Hill Association, Brooklyn, 1967. Board of directors Brooklyn Heights YouthCenter, 1967-1969, Foundation for the Community of Artists, New York City, 1972-1976. Member International Society Artists, Theta Chi.

Connections

Married Eleanor Grace Osborne, February 15, 1958 (divorced). Children– Nora Susan, Jennifer Emily. Married Jean Marie Nicolle, January 27, 1979.

father:
Elmer Charles Preiss

mother:
Dolores Eileen (Creuz) Preiss

spouses:
Eleanor Grace Osborne

Jean Marie Nicolle

children:
Nora Susan Preiss

Jennifer Emily Preiss