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James Walker Michaels, American Magazine editors.

Background

Michaels, James Walker was born on June 17, 1921 in Buffalo. Son of Dewey and Phyllis (Boasberg) Michaels.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, Harvard University, 1942.

Career

Ambulance driver, American Field Service, India and Burma, 1943-1944;with, United States Information Service, New Delhi, Bangkok, 1944-1946;foreign correspondent, Uttar Pradeshbureau manager, Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi, 1946-1950;with, Forbes magazine, New York City, since 1954;managing editor, Forbes magazine, 1956-1961;editor, Forbes magazine, since 1961.

Connections

Married Jean A. Briggs, June 1985. Children: Robert Matthews, James Walker, Anne Phyllis.

father:
Dewey Michaels

mother:
Phyllis (Boasberg) Michaels

spouse:
Jean A. Briggs

children:
Robert Matthews Michaels

James Walker Michaels

Anne Phyllis Michaels