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John Stanton Goodreds, American newspaper publisher.


Goodreds, John Stanton was born on July 7, 1934 in Buffalo. Son of V. Spencer and Pansy (Nisbet) Goodreds.


Bachelor in Economics with honors, Colgate University, 1956. Master of Business Administration in Fin, Syracuse University, New York, 1970. HHD, Thiel College, 1984.


Management trainee, General Electric, Syracuse, 1956-1960; with, Bristol laboratories, Syracuse, 1960-1970; budget manager, Bristol laboratories, 1968-1970; treasurer, Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., 1970; finance vice president, Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., 1971-1977; vice president finance and development, Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., 1978; senior vice president, Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., 1978; executive vice president, Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., Campbell Hall, New York, 1980-1985; president, Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., 1985-1992; newspaper consultant, since 1992. Board directors American Press Institute, Reston, Virginia, 1985-1994, treasurer, since 1991. Member Dow Jones Management Commission, 1989-1992.

Board directors Kendall Comm., Inc., Bruedan Corporation.


Board of directors Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen, New York, since 1978, Arden Hill Life CareCtr., Arden Hill Superior vena cava syndrome. Chairman, treasurer Glen Arden Retirement Community. Member Colgate University Alumni Board, since 1997.

With Army of the United States, 1957-1958. Member International Newspaper Finance Executives, New York Newspaper Publications Association, Newspaper Advertising Bureau (New York City, board directors 1989-1992), Newspaper Association American (board directors 1992), Goshen Rotary (chairman scholarship foundation), Orange Country Golf Club (president 1979).


Married Helen Walter, August 11, 1962 (deceased May 1991). Children– John, Cynthia. Married Susan T. Bromley, May 23, 1997.

V. Spencer Goodreds

Pansy (Nisbet) Goodreds

Helen Walter

Susan T. Bromley

John Goodreds

Cynthia Goodreds