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Publishing company executive

George Wilson Wallace, American publishing company executive. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with cluster.

Background

Wallace, George Wilson was born on December 23, 1914 in Springville, New York, United States. Son of George Francis and Estelle Rea (Wilson) Wallace.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1939.

Career

Accountant, Niagara Hudson Power Company, Buffalo, 1932-1937;assistant promotion director, spot sales, NBC, New York City, 1940-1942;copywriter, promotion manager radio network, NBC, New York City, 1947-1948;with television network, NBC, New York City, 1948-1949;manager sales planning and research, NBC, New York City, 1949-1950;director advertising and promotion, NBC, New York City, 1950-1951;promotion director international editions, Reader's Digest, New York City, 1951-1956;director merchandising, Reader's Digest, New York City, 1956-1962;director trade relations, Reader's Digest, 1962-1975;director trad relations and merchandising, Reader's Digest, 1975-1985;vice president, secretary, National Executive Svc. Corps, since 1985.

Membership

Board of directors United Service Organizations Greater New York, since 1970, United Way Mamaroneck, 1971-1972, American Red Cross Mamaroneck, 1962-1972. With United States Army, 1942-1945. Member Wharton School Alumni Society, Union League New York, Larchmont Yacht Club, University Club (Larchmont), Dutch Treat Club (New York.

Connections

Married Mary Jane Stokes, May 2, 1942 (deceased). 1 child, Susan Stokes Wallace.

father:
George Francis Wallace

mother:
Estelle Rea (Wilson) Wallace

spouse:
Mary Jane Stokes

child:
Susan Stokes Wallace