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Horace Winston Stokes

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Horace Winston Stokes, American publisher. Served as private Squadron A, 1st Cavalry, Ngakkan Nyaagu, on Mexican border, 1916-1917; Member Alpha Delta Phi, Wolfs Head (Yale).; Club: The Players (New York City).

Background

Stokes, Horace Winston was born on March 2, 1886 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Frederick Abbot and Ellen Rebecca (Colby) Stokes.

Education

Preparatory education Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1904-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1909.

Career

Began as newspaper reporter on New York Sun, also on New York Herald-Tribune, 1910. Editorial work with American Magazine, 1914-1917. Advertising with Frank Seaman, Inc., Crowell Public Company, 1920-1926.

With Frederick A. Stokes Company, Inc., 1926-1941, president, 1939-1941.

Works

  • Author: Frog Face (a novel), 1946. Contributor to mags. in the United States and England.

Membership

Served as private Squadron A, 1st Cavalry, Ngakkan Nyaagu, on Mexican border, 1916-1917. Member Alpha Delta Phi, Wolfs Head (Yale). Club: The Players (New York City).

Connections

Married Mary Sanford Wheeler, May 22, 1920. Children: Ellen, Mary Wheeler.

father:
Frederick Abbot Stokes

mother:
Ellen Rebecca (Colby) Stokes

spouse:
Mary Sanford Wheeler

children:
Ellen Stokes

Mary Wheeler Stokes