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Publishing company executive

Donna Lee Martin was American publishing company executive. Named Distinguished Alumna Rice University, 1990. Member Central Exchange (Kansas City), The Groucho Club (London), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Martin, Donna Lee was born on August 7, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of David M. Paul and Lillian (Paul).

Education

Bachelor, Rice University, 1957.

Career

Managing editor trade department Appleton-Century-Crofts Company, New York City, 1961-1962. Director publications Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 1966-1968. Editor University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, 1971-1974.

Managing editor Andrews McMeel Publication, Kansas City, Missouri, 1974-1980, vice president, editorial director, 1980-1995, vice president, editor-at-large, 1995-1998. Vice president Universal Press Syndicate, 1980-1998. Lecturer University Missouri, Kansas City, Johnson County Community College, Kansas.

Free-lance writer, editor. Consultant editor Kansas City Star Books.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (adaptation) Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: Adapted for Theatre. Co-author (with Melissa Hayden) The Nutcracker Ballet. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Central Exchange (Kansas City), The Groucho Club (London), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Rex Martin, June 5, 1956. Children: Justin, Andrew.

father:
David M. Paul Martin

mother:
Lillian (Paul) Martin

spouse:
Rex Martin

children:
Justin Martin

Andrew Martin