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Herbert Theodore Leavy Edit Profile


Herbert Theodore Leavy, American publisher.


Leavy, Herbert Theodore was born on July 10, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Morris and Thelma (Davidson) Leavy.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Ohio University, 1951.


Supervisory editor Fawcett Books, New York City, 1951-1960. Vice president, editorial director Davis Publications, 1960-1969. Founder, president International Evaluations, Hauppage, New York, 1969-1970.

Public director Countrywide Publications Incorporated, New York York City, 1970-1975. President Communications Development Company, 1975-1979. Editorial director Watson-Guptil Publications, 1979-1980.

President Books from Magazines, Inc., Smithtown, New York, since 1980, Resumes Unlimited, Smithtown, since 1984. Acting 1st sergeant United States Air Force, 1946-1947.


  • Other Work

    • Author: 101 Fast Track Resumes, The Pleasure, (novels) Executive Handbook, Vegetarian Times Cookbook, McCall's Houseplant and Indoor Landscaping Guide, Working Mother Cookbook, Carpentry, Shoe and Leather Repair at Home, The Complete Book of Beards and Moustaches, Air Conditioning-Repair and Maintenance, Designing and Building Beds, Lofts and Sleeping Areas, Wallcovering, Floor Stripping and Refinishing, Packing and Moving, Recreational Vehicles, Appliance Repair, Plumbing Handbook, Successful Small Farms. Numerous others. Editor-in-chief: The Ohioan Magazine Ohio University, 1950-1951.


Acting 1st sergeant United States Air Force, 1945-1947. Member Sales Executive Club, American Society Magazine Editors, National Sporting Goods Association, American Management Association, Magazine Advts. Sales Club, Electronics Press Club, United States Tennis Court and Track Builders Association, American Motorcycle Association, American Horse Council, Authors Guild, Motorcycle Industry Council, National IndoorTennis Association, Business/Professional Advertising Association, Sigma Delta Chi.


Married Patricia J. Moran, June 20, 1953. Children: Karen, Kathryn, Jill, Jacqueline.

Morris Leavy

Thelma (Davidson) Leavy

Patricia J. Moran

Karen Leavy

Kathryn Leavy

Jill Leavy

Jacqueline Leavy