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John Lowell Pratt

book publisher

John Lowell Pratt, American book publisher. Member Christian Church.

Background

Pratt, John Lowell was born on February 22, 1906 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Barnes and Mabel Clara (Dodge) Pratt.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1929.

Career

Salesman advancing to president, A. S. Barnes & Company, publishers, New York City, 1929-1958. President American Sports Public Company, Inc., 1958-1960. Vice president Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1960-1962.

President J. Lowell Pratt & Company, Inc., 1962-1968, also American Sports Publishing Company, Inc. Director of Summerville Manufacturing Company, Georgia. Vice-president, director Arlington Cemetery Company, New Jersey Lieutenant commander, United States Naval Reserve.

Works

  • Editor: Sport Sport, Sport, More Sport, Sport, Sport, Pro Pro Pro. Author: (with Jim Benagh) The Official Encyclopedia of Sports, 1964.

Membership

Member Christian Church. Clubs: Coffee House (New York).

Connections

Married Katharine Warren Jennison, August 15, 1931.; married second, Elizabeth Richmond Parker, November 27, 1952. Children: John Clark, Nancy Jennison, Anthony Barnes.

father:
John Barnes Pratt

mother:
Mabel Clara (Dodge) Pratt

spouses:
Katharine Warren Jennison

Elizabeth Richmond Parker

children:
John Clark Pratt

Nancy Jennison Pratt

Anthony Barnes Pratt