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Publishing company executive

Harry Jay Friedman, American Publishing company executive. Avocations: golf, tennis, gardening, plant culture. M C. Vice president Great Neck Civic Association, Great Neck, New York, 1955. Member Printing Production Club (president 1946), Specialty Advertising National Association ( board directors 1957-1966, chairman 1958, committee of 100 since 1984, Hall of Fame 1984), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Friedman, Harry Jay was born on November 11, 1915 in New York City. Son of William H. and Gertrude (Markowitz) Friedman.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia, 1937. Bachelor of Science in Printing/Engineering, Carnegie Technology, Pittsburgh, 1939.

Career

Production department, Carey Press Corporation, New York City, 1939-1943;executive vice president, Ready Reference Publications, New York City, 1943-1961;president, Ready Reference Publications, New York City, 1961-1986;chairman, Ready Reference Publications, Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, 1986-1989;retired, 1989.

Achievements

  • Avocations: golf, tennis, gardening, plant culture. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: As We Roam Abroad, 1937, As We Roam-United States of America, 1938. Editor Oak Leaf News, 1986-1997.

Membership

Vice president Great Neck Civic Association, Great Neck, New York, 1955. Member Printing Production Club (president 1946), Specialty Advertising National Association ( board directors 1957-1966, chairman 1958, committee of 100 since 1984, Hall of Fame 1984), Phi Kappa Phi. Clubs: Old Oaks Country (Purchase, New York ) (board directors 1961-1963).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, gardening, plant culture.

Connections

Married Margaret Solomon, September 22, 1942. Children: Carol, Richard, Linda, Susan.

father:
William H. Friedman

mother:
Gertrude (Markowitz) Friedman

spouse:
Margaret Solomon

child:
Carol Friedman

child:
Richard Friedman

child:
Linda Friedman

child:
Susan Friedman