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newspaper columnist , publisher , author

Irving Bell, American newspaper columnist, publisher, author. Fellow Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; member New England History Genealogical Society, New Hampshire History Society, Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, Clan Bell Descendants (founder), American-Scottish Alliance (executive director emeritus 1996).

Background

Bell, Irving was born on June 22, 1912 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Otis Irving and Garda Marie (Anderson) Bell.

Education

Student, University Wisconsin, l930-34.

Career

Editor, public, Tunesmith, Buffalo, l939-42;state editor, Daily Monitor-Patriot, Concord, N.H., l945-62;owner, Bell Audio-Visuals, 1948-1990;editor, Concord News, weekly, l962-7l;owner, manager, Three R's Bookshop, Springfield, Vermont, l972-78;owner, manager, April Hill Publications, Springfield, since 1979;owner, manager, Abatis Books, Springfield, l980-88;columnist (under pseudonym Mike Twine), Springfield Reporter, l973-;editor, Bell Chimes, Springfield, l980-;executive director emeritus, Clan Bell, Springfield, l980-.

Membership

Fellow Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Member New England History Genealogical Society, New Hampshire History Society, Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation, Clan Bell Descendants (founder), American-Scottish Alliance (executive director emeritus 1996).

Connections

Married Phyllis E. Hatch, September 5, 1942. 1 child, Carlton Frederick.

father:
Otis Irving Bell

mother:
Garda Marie (Anderson) Bell

spouse:
Phyllis E. Hatch

child:
Carlton Frederick Bell