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Donald Irving I. Fine Edit Profile

Editor , publisher , writer

Donald Irving Fine, American Editor, publisher, writer. Decorated Presidential citation with 2 oak leaf clusters. Active Nassau County Stevenson for President, 1952. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Harvard Club, Players Club. M C.

Background

Fine, Donald Irving was born on April 19, 1922 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Morris Seide and Kathleen (Perlis) Fine.

Education

AB, Harvard, 1944; Postgraduate, Columbia, 1947.

Career

Managing editor, Western Printing & Lithographing Company, 1951-1958;editor in chief, Popular Library., Inc., 1958-1960;vice president, editor in chief, Dell Public Company, Delacorte Press, 1960-1968;executive vice president, editor in chief, Coward-McCann, Inc., 1968-1969;founder, president, public, Arbor House Public Company. New York City, 1969-1983;founder, president, Donald I. Fine Books (merged with Penguin United States of America), New York City, since 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to The American Reading Public, New York Times Magazine, 1989.

Membership

Active Nassau County Stevenson for President, 1952. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Harvard Club, Players Club. M C.

Connections

Married Diana Northam in 1946 (divorced).

father:
late Morris S. Fine

mother:
Kathleen Perlis

spouse:
Diana Northam