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Edward Henry Leighten, American publisher, consultant. Recipient Honor award for contributions to materials handling education International Material Management Society.


Leighten, Edward Henry was born on June 22, 1914 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Jack and Mariette G. (Ackerman) Leighten.


Bachelor of Science in Optics, University Rochester, 1937.


Engineer, Universal Camera Corporation, New York City, 1938-1939;member editorial staff, Photo Technique and Product Engineering magazines McGraw-Hill Public Company, New York City, 1939-1942;technical editor, United States Camera magazine, New York City, 1946-1947;editor, public, Photo Devels. (now Photo Marketing) magazine Master Photo Dealers Association), Jackson, Michigan, 1947-1952;editor, Flow magazine, Flow Quarterly magazine and Flow Directory, Industrial Public Company, Cleveland, 1952-1956;executive editor, Flow magazine, Flow Quarterly magazine and Flow Directory, Industrial Public Company, 1956-1960;with, Cahners Public Company, Boston, 1960-1982;public, Modern Materials Handling magazine, 1960-1981;vice president, Modern Materials Handling magazine, 1966-1980;vice president, group public, Modern Materials Handling and Traffic Management magazines, 1974-1980;staff vice president, Modern Materials Handling and Traffic Management magazines (Boston division corporation), 1981-1982;president, Cons. Services Group (communications, marketing, public relations).

Associate professor marketing Cape Cod Community College.


Member Westlake (Ohio) School Board, 1958-1960, Westlake Library. Board, 1958-1960; volunteer J.N. (Ding) Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida, since 1984. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Member Material Handling Institute, Caster and Floor Truck Manufacturers Association, National Wooden Pallet and Container Association, International Material Management Society (certified professional in material handling and material management), Material Handling Equipment Dealers Association, National Council Physical Distribution Management, Business/Professional Advertising Association (certified business communicator), Theta Chi.


Married Alice Celia Bowne, August 31, 1940. Children: Judith (Mistress Harvey L. Slade), Jeanne Elizabeth (Mistress T.E. Card).

Jack Leighten

Mariette G. (Ackerman) Leighten

Alice Celia Bowne

Judith Leighten (Mistress Harvey L. Slade)

Jeanne Elizabeth Leighten (Mistress T.E. Card)