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Publishing company executive

John Richard Dodds, American publishing company executive. National board Santa Fe Opera, 1970-1986, St. Johns College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, 1970-1972. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1944. Member Coffee House, Doubles, Knickerbocker, Bohemian.

Background

Dodds, John Richard was born on July 29, 1922 in Sacramento. Son of G. Fulton and Theresa (Carr) Dodds.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1944.

Career

Senior editor, William Morrow & Company, 1956-1958; head trade division, G.P. Putnam's Sons, publications, San Francisco, 1966-1970; editor-in-chief, executive vice president, G.P. Putnam's Sons, publications, San Francisco, 1972-1986; director, G.P. Putnam's Sons, publications, San Francisco, 1972-1977; senior editor, West, Simon & Shuster, 1977-1986; owner, McIntosh McKee Dodds, literature agency, New York City, 1960-1966; editor-in-chief, Holt, Rinehart-Winston, New York City, 1970-1972.

Membership

National board Santa Fe Opera, 1970-1986, St. Johns College, Annapolis and Santa Fe, 1970-1972. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1944. Member Coffee House, Doubles, Knickerbocker, Bohemian.

Connections

Married Vivian Vance, January 16, 1961 (deceased 1979).

father:
G. Fulton Dodds

mother:
Theresa (Carr) Dodds

spouse:
Vivian Vance