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John Howard Sweet, Canadian publisher. Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Conference Board.

Background

Sweet, John Howard was born on March 21, 1907 in Emerson, Manitoba, Canada. Son of Henry Charles and Hannah (Mooney) Sweet.

Education

Student, University Manitoba, 1926.

Career

Assistant circulation manager American Medical Association, 1926-1929. Circulation manager Traffic World, 1929-1937. Vice president Poor's Public Company, 1937-1940, Dickie Raymond, Inc., 1940-1942.

Circulation manager World Report, 1946-1948. With United States News and World Report, 1948-1988, circulation director, 1948-1951, executive vice president, 1951-1959, president, 1959-1981, public, 1951-1978, chairman board, 1973-1983, chairman emeritus, 1983-1988, chief executive officer, 1973-1981.

Membership

Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Conference Board. Clubs: Princess Anne Country (Virginia Beach).

National Press (Washington), Army and Navy (Washington), Congressional Country (Washington), Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Lillian Flora Martin, September 11, 1926. 1 son, John Allan; married Anne Ethel Wallace, October 4, 1940. Children– Anthony Howard, Elizabeth Anne.

father:
Henry Charles Sweet

mother:
Hannah (Mooney) Sweet

spouses:
Lillian Flora Martin

Anne Ethel Wallace

children:
Elizabeth Anne Sweet

Anthony Howard Sweet