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Eleanor Kask Friede Edit Profile

Editor , publisher

Eleanor Kask Friede, American Editor, publisher. License private pilot. Board advisors The Monroe Institute, since 1987. Member Ninety-Nines, Inc. F C.


Friede, Eleanor Kask was born on November 12, 1920 in Rochester, New York, United States. Daughter of John and Claire (Kassick) Kask.


Bachelor cum laude, Hofstra University, 1942.


Copywriter, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1942-1946;assistant to president charge advertising, promotion, publicity, editor magazine contingent books, Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1946-1951;with, Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1951-1952;in charge advertising, publicity, promotion, World Public Company, 1952-1961;co-ordinator, Internat P.E.N. Congress, New York City, 1965-1966;marketing director, Macmillan Public Company, Inc., 1966-1968;public director special projects department, senior editor trade department, temporary publicity director, part-time senior editor, Macmillan Public Company, Inc., 1968-1972. Independent editorial consultant, 1972-1973. Independent public Delacorte Press/Eleanor Friede, 1973-1982.

As editor, acquired Jonathan Livingston Seagull, 1970, The Education of Little Tree, 1976. President, book producer Eleanor Friede Books, Inc., since 1973. Co-public aviation books Macmillan Public Company, 1982-1991.


  • License private pilot.


Board advisors The Monroe Institute, since 1987. Member Ninety-Nines, Inc. F C.


Married Donald Friede, 1951 (deceased 1965).

John Kask

Claire (Kassick) Kask

Donald Friede