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Horace Bushnell Barks Edit Profile

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Horace Bushnell Barks, American publisher, editor. Inducted into Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame, 1995. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, reserve duty, 1946-1968, retired lieutenant Commander; Member American Business Press (director 1973-1976), Chicago Headline Club, Society Professional Journalists (president 1981-1982).

Background

Barks, Horace Bushnell was born on July 13, 1921 in St. Louis. Son of Horace Bushnell Junior and Cordie (Sherrow) Barks.

Education

AB, Westminster College, 1942. MSJ, Northwestern University, 1947.

Career

Editor, Grocer's Digest, Chicago, 1947-1954;president, Barks Publs., Inc., St. Louis, 1955-1966;president, Barks Publs., Inc., Chicago, since 1967;editor, public, Elec. Apparatus Magazine, Chicago, since 1964.

Achievements

  • Avocations: American Philatelic Society.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, reserve duty, 1946-1968, retired lieutenant Commander. Member American Business Press (director 1973-1976), Chicago Headline Club, Society Professional Journalists (president 1981-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: American Philatelic Society.

Connections

Married Elsie Dickson, June 14, 1947. Children: Elizabeth, Kate, Joe, Barbara, Bill.

father:
Horace Bushnell Barks Junior

mother:
Cordie (Sherrow) Barks

spouse:
Elsie Dickson

children:
Elizabeth Barks

Kate Barks

Joe Barks

Barbara Barks

Bill Barks