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Herbert M. Alexander, American publisher. Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Player's Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Lambda Phi.

Background

Alexander, Herbert M. was born on September 1, 1910 in New York City. Son of Max and Therese (Rothschild) Alexander.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1931.

Career

Publishers' traveler, 1932-1934;social worker, City of New York, 1935-1936;editor, New York Graphic Society, 1936-1939;copy chief, Norman Warren & Company, 1939-1942;associate editor, Pocket Books, Inc., 1947;editor-in-chief, Pocket Books, Inc., from 1948;vice president, Pocket Books, Inc., after 1953;public, director, Pocket Books, Inc., until 1974;executive vice president, Washington Square Press, from 1959;president, Trident Press, from 1963;vice-president, director, Simon & Schuster, from 1966. Free-lance editor various companies including Playboy Press, William Morrow & Company, from 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author translations, articles and short stories.

Membership

Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Player's Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Lambda Phi.

Connections

Married Greta Maren Hinterauer, May 8, 1942. 1 child, Thomas P.

father:
Max Alexander

mother:
Therese (Rothschild) Alexander

spouse:
Greta Maren Hinterauer

child:
Thomas P. Alexander