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Jerry Mason, American publisher. Advisory council International Center Photography; president Hiram Halle Memorial Library, Pound Ridge, New York; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Mason, Jerry was born on April 6, 1913 in Baltimore. Son of Daniel A. and Esther (Schapira) Myerberg.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1933;Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1934.

Career

Writer for magazines, also engaged in public relations, 1934-1941;member of staff, This Week magazine, New York City, 1941-1949;associate editor, This Week magazine, 1945-1949;editor-in-chief, Argosy magazine, 1949-1953;also editorial director, Popular Publs. Companypresident, founder, Maco Magazine Corporation, New York City, 1953-1957;founder, Ridge Press, New York City, 1957;founder, Pound Press, 1981;public, VBI, New York City, 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: I Find Treason, 1939. Editor, public: Family of Man, 1955, Private World of Pablo Picasso, 1958, The World's Family, 1983, The International Center of Photography Encyclopedia of Photography, 1984.

Membership

Advisory council International Center Photography. President Hiram Halle Memorial Library, Pound Ridge, New York. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Book Table.

Connections

Married Clarise Finger, November 26, 1936. Children: Michael Maury, Judy Ann Mason Underhill.

father:
Daniel A. Myerberg

mother:
Esther (Schapira) Myerberg

spouse:
Clarise Finger

children:
Michael Maury Mason

Judy Ann Mason Underhill Mason