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Publishing company executive

James Alexander Linen, American publishing company executive.

Background

Linen, James Alexander was born on June 20, 1912 in Waverly, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Alexander Junior and Genevieve (Tuthill) Linen.

Education

Graduate, Hotchkiss School, 1930. AB, Williams College, 1934. Student accounting, International Corresponding School, 1930.

Career

Advertising salesman, Time magazine, 1934-1937;public, Time magazine, 1945-1960;president, Time magazine, 1960-1969;president, also board directors, Time, Inc., 1960-1969;chairman of the executive committee, Time, Inc., 1969-1973;advertising salesman, Life magazine, Detroit, 1937-1938;advertising manager, Life magazine, New York City, 1938-1942;with, Office of War Information, 1942-1945.

Membership

Past national fund chairman American Red Cross. Past president United Community Funds and Councils American, Inc. Honorary trustee The Hotchkiss School, Alephi University.

Trustee Williams College, Asian Institute of Technology. Chairman council, trustee Rockefeller University. Chairman board executive committee Athens (Greece) College.

Vice-chairman Iran-United States Business Council. Member advisory council Japan-United States Economic Relations. Member Emergency Committee American Trade.

Member advisory committee Japan Foundation, United States Japan Commission, United States Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange. Member Business Council, Council Foreign Relations, International Chamber of C. (senior trustee United States council), National Urban League (past president), Blind Brook Club (New York City, Round Hill Country Club (Greenwich, Connecticut), Mid-Ocean (Bermuda), Seminole Club (West Palm Beach, Florida, Stanwich Club.

Connections

Married Sara Scranton, September 1, 1934. Children: Ellen S. Linen Conway, James Alexander IV, Marion M. Linen Dawson, Jonathan, Christopher, Worthington Warren.

father:
James Alexander Linen Junior

mother:
Genevieve (Tuthill) Linen

spouse:
Sara Scranton

child:
Ellen S. Linen Conway Linen

child:
James Alexander IV Linen

child:
Marion M. Linen Dawson Linen

child:
Jonathan Linen

child:
Christopher Linen

child:
Worthington Warren Linen