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Howard G. Barnes Edit Profile

Communications executive , Film and video producer

Howard G. Barnes, American Communications executive, film and video producer. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.


Barnes, Howard G. was born on December 27, 1913 in New York City.


Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1935.


Announcer radio station, WIP, Philadelphia, 1935;announcer radio station, KYW, Philadelphiaannouncer radio station, WHN, New York City, 1936;producer, WOR Mutual, 1936-1938;executive producer, Master of Computer Applications, 1938;producer, writer, executive, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City, 1938-1946;vice president in charge network programs, Columbia Broadcasting System Radio, 1955-1960;director programs, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Hollywood, 1960-1963;producing independently, 1946-1948;vice president in charge radio and television, Dorland, Inc., New York City, 1948-1951;president, General Entertainment Corporation, 1949-1960;television executive, Ashley Famous Agency, Inc., 1963-1966;director film production, Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. New York City, 1966-1967;executive vice president Group W Films, Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, 1967-1973, also director parent company;independent producer, 1973-1989;general manager, director advertising, The Walking Center, Beverly Hills, California, 1989-1991. President Ragazza Inc., Washington, Connecticut, 1980-1981.

Board of Governors Dramalites, Washington, Connecticut, 1979-1989. Director Trio Films, Ltd., London, 1973-1979. Partner The Barnes/Sabinson Partnership, 1976-1984.

Executive director Entertainment Hall of Fame Foundation, 1974-1977. Consultant film and video Connecticut State Department Education, 1985-1989. Lecturer School Comm., San Diego State University, 1996-1997.


Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.


Married Joan Lesavoy, January 9, 1949 (divorced November 1957). Foster children: Marshall Alan (deceased), Denis Joy. Married Mary Ellena Mock, December 7, 1958 (divorced).

Children: Christie Ann, Paul Louis Lloyd. Married Partricia Lee Sills, August 4, 1965 (divorced). Children: Paxton Louise, Gillian Leigh.

Joan Lesavoy

Mary Ellena Mock

Partricia Lee Sills

Marshall Alan Barnes (deceased)

Denis Joy Barnes

Christie Ann Barnes

Paul Louis Lloyd Barnes

Paxton Louise Barnes

Gillian Leigh Barnes