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James Henry Sachs, American entrepreneur. Member zoning board appeals, Pound Ridge, New York, 1948-1958, planning board, 1955-1958, town supervisor, 1959-1967; member 250 associate Harvard Business School.

Background

Sachs, James Henry was born on November 17, 1907 in New York City. Son of Arthur and Alice (Goldschmidt).

Education

S.; graduate Middlesex School, 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1929, student Business School, 1931. Student Trinity College, Cambridge U., 1930.

Career

A founder Newsweek magazine, 1933. Editor, public Nashville Times, 1939-1940. With Office of War Information overseas, 1941-1945.

General manager, director Young American Magazines, Young American Films, 1946-1947. Director New York Water Service Corporation, Western New York Water Corporation, Rochester & Lake Ontario Water Corporation, 1948-1951. Director, member finance committee American Heritage Pub Corporation, publications American Heritage and Horizon mags., 1954-1969.

Co-owner David White, Inc., book publications Former vice chairman Mianus River Gorge Conservation Committee, function of Nature Conservancy.

Membership

Member zoning board appeals, Pound Ridge, New York, 1948-1958, planning board, 1955-1958, town supervisor, 1959-1967. Member 250 associate Harvard Business School. Clubs: Harvard, Players (New York City).

Connections

Married Margery Fay, February 8, 1932. Children: Samuel II, Cecily, Arthur Gordon, Stephen Fay.

father:
Arthur .

mother:
Alice (Goldschmidt).

spouse:
Margery Fay

children:
Samuel II Sachs

Cecily Sachs

Arthur Gordon Sachs

Stephen Fay Sachs