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Howard E. Sandum, American literary agent. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award St. Olaf College, 2000. Lay reader, usher Church of Holy Trinity, New York City, since 1990; planning chairman New St. Peters Lutheran Church at Citicorp Center, New York City, 1970-1978. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1952-1954, research; Member Metropolitan Museum Art (sustaining), New York Society Library.

Background

Sandum, Howard E. was born on July 7, 1929 in Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States. Son of Howard E. Sandum and Gladys I. Lien.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1951. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1962.

Career

Editor trade religion The Macmillan Company, New York City, 1962-1963, editor-in-chief Collier Books division, 1963-1971. Editor-in-chief Adult Trade division The World Public Company, 1971-1973. Director office for communications Lutheran Church in American, 1973-1976.

Editorial director The Saunders Press (Warner Bros. Saunders Company), Philadelphia, 1979-1981. Editorial director Harvest Books Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York City and San Diego, 1982-1983.

Managing director Sandum & Associates Literature Agency, New York City, since 1987. Founder, director The Public Institute, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1980-1982. Director public information The American Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, 1960-1962.

Night editor Associated Press, Boise, Idaho, 1956-1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Scandinavian Review, 1976-1978.

Membership

Lay reader, usher Church of Holy Trinity, New York City, since 1990. Planning chairman New St. Peters Lutheran Church at Citicorp Center, New York City, 1970-1978. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1952-1954, research.

Member Metropolitan Museum Art (sustaining), New York Society Library.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, museums, urban walking.

Connections

Married Evangeline M. Olson, May 12, 1955 (deceased February 1972). Children: Kyrie L. (deceased), Beret S. Canakes, Rachel S. Tune, Joseph H., Marn S. Turley. Married Marta R. Enebuske, July 28, 1975.

father:
Howard E. Sandum

mother:
Gladys I. Lien

spouses:
Evangeline M. Olson

Marta R. Enebuske

children:
Kyrie L. Sandum (deceased)

Beret S. Canakes Sandum

Rachel S. Tune Sandum

Joseph H. Sandum

Marn S. Turley Sandum