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publishing executive

Fred A. Philipp, American publishing executive. Recipient Distinguished Service award Tri-State University, 1982, Special Merit award Friends of Libraries United States of America, 1990, Special Merit award United States Information Agency, 1992. Served to sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1956-1962. Member American Library. Association, American Bookseller Association.

Background

Philipp, Fred A. was born on March 20, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederick Philipp and Pauline Julia (Matzo) Fisher.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tri-State University, Angola, Inc., 1959.

Career

Various finance positions United States Steel Corporation, Gary, Indiana and Chicago, 1959-1967. Senior vice president Baker and Taylor Company division W.R. Grace and Company, New York City, 1968-1986. President Ingram Library.

Service, president Ingram International Nashville, 1987-1989. President, Chief Executive Officer Blackwell North America, Inc., Lake Oswego, Oregon, since 1990. Director Book Industry Study Group, New York City, 1980-1983.

Vice president, director Friends of Libraries United States of America, Philadelphia, 1986-1990. Director Blackwell N.A., Lake Oswego, 1990-1995. Advisor, consultant United States Information Agency, Washington, 1990-1992.

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1956-1962. Member American Library. Association, American Bookseller Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, swimming, reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Judith Ann Healy, June 28, 1959. Children: Scott F., Terri L., Keith T.

father:
Frederick Philipp Fisher

mother:
Pauline Julia (Matzo) Fisher

spouse:
Judith Ann Healy

children:
Scott F. Philipp

Terri L. Philipp

Keith T. Philipp