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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.

Background

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

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Hofstra University, 1942.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • License private pilot.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Donald Friede, 1951 (deceased 1965).

father:
John Kask

mother:
Claire (Kassick) Kask

spouse:
Donald Friede