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Literary agent

James Frederick Seligmann, American literary agent. Volunteer for Stevenson, 1952; member Stevensonian Democratic Club (name changed to East Midtown Reform Democratic Club), 1953-1968, Gramercy-Stuyvesant Indiana Democrats, since 1973. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Society Authors' Representatives.

Background

Seligmann, James Frederick was born on July 30, 1918 in Cedarhurst, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Arthur Walter and Hortense (Firuski) Seligmann.

Education

Bachelor, College City New York. Master of Arts, New York University, 1960.

Career

Editorial assistant Random House, Incorporated, New York York City, 1947. Book sales representative Sterling Public Company, 1949-1951. Also sales manager; book sales representative Holiday House Inc., William R. Scott, Inc., Pantheon Books, Inc., Arco Public Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1949-1951.

Literature agent, since 1960. President James F. Seligmann, Incorporated, New York York City, 1960-1968. Partner Seligmann & Collier, 1968-1975.

Proprietor James Seligmann Agency, since 1976.

Membership

Volunteer for Stevenson, 1952. Member Stevensonian Democratic Club (name changed to East Midtown Reform Democratic Club), 1953-1968, Gramercy-Stuyvesant Indiana Democrats, since 1973. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Member Society Authors' Representatives.

Connections

Married Ursula Buchholz, February 19, 1948.

father:
Arthur Walter Seligmann

mother:
Hortense (Firuski) Seligmann

spouse:
Ursula Buchholz