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Publishing company executive

James Russell Blakely, American Publishing company executive ( committee media)publishing company executive, financial editor. Member Society Professional Journalists, International Precious Metals Institute, Committee for Monetary Reform and Education, Phi Alpha Theta, Theta Delta Chi.


Blakely, James Russell was born on March 21, 1935 in Princeton, Indiana, United States. Son of Russell Harold and Mildred Mae (Newman) Blakely.


Bachelor, University Illinois, 1957. Postgraduate in law, University Illinois, 1958.


Reporter, Champaign (Illinois) News-Gazette, 1964-1965. Featurewriter Sunday magazine Chicago American, 1965-1967. Consumer affairs editor Rochester (New York) Democrat and Chronicle, 1967-1972.

Assistant editor Consumer Reports Magazine, Mount Vernon, New York, 1972-1974. Managing editor Gold & SilverNewsletter, New Rochelle, New York, 1974-1976. Editor/public Silver & Gold Report, Newtown, Connecticut, 1976-1980, associate editor, 1985-1988.

Editor/public Blakely's Commodity Review, 1983-1985. Editor Gold Stocks Advisory, Bethel, Connecticut, 1986-1988. Editor/public Gold Investment Review, Newtown, 1988^.

President, treasurer, board director Precious Metals Report, Inc., Newtown, 1976-1980,Gold Coin Jewelry Corporation, Newtown, 1979-1980, Silver & Gold Money Mgmt.Corp., Newtown, 1978-1980. President, treasurer, board director James Blakely Investments, Inc., Sandy Hook, 1980^. Chairman director, president Gold Investment Review, Inc., Sandy Hook, 1988^.

With Army of the United States, 1958-1959.


Member of National Press, Committee Monetary Reform and Education, International Precious Metals Institute, Society Professional Journalists, Theta Delta Chi, Phi Alpha Theta.


Children: Karen Holmes, Thomas Howard.

Russell Harold Blakely

Mildred Mae (Newman) Blakely

Karen Holmes Blakely

Thomas Howard Blakely