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Ivan Richard Dee

editor , book publisher

Ivan Richard Dee, American book publisher, editor. Vice president South Side Planning Board, Chicago, 1975-1989; commissioner Chicago Baseball League, 1978-1900; member advisory board National Great Books Curriculum Academy Community, 2005^. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1957-1960.

Background

Dee, Ivan Richard was born on March 11, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jack Arthur and Jeanette Rose (Melcher) Dee.

Education

BJ, University Missouri, 1956. Master of Arts, University Missouri, 1957.

Career

President, Ardivan Press, Macon, Georgia, 1960-1961;vice president, editor-in-chief, Quadrangle Books, Chicago, 1961-1972;associate editor, Chicago Tribune Book World, Chicago, 1972-1973;executive editor, Publications-Hall Syndicate, Chicago, 1973-1974;editor-in-chief, Chicagoan Magazine, Chicago, 1974-1975;director public affairs, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, 1975-1989;president, Ivan R. Dee, Inc., Chicago, since 1989.

Membership

Vice president South Side Planning Board, Chicago, 1975-1989. Commissioner Chicago Baseball League, 1978-1900. Member advisory board National Great Books Curriculum Academy Community, 2005^.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1957-1960.

Connections

Married Sandra Cohen, June 21, 1959 (divorced 1973). Married Phyllis Kirz, August 3, 1977 (divorced 1981). Married Barbara Burgess, April 15, 1989.

Children: Alexander, Sara, Jacob, Gabriel.

father:
Jack Arthur Dee

mother:
Jeanette Rose (Melcher) Dee

spouses:
Sandra Cohen

Phyllis Kirz

Barbara Burgess

children:
Alexander Dee

Sara Dee

Jacob Dee

Gabriel Dee