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John Turner Turner Sargent

publisher

John Turner Sargent, American publisher. Trustee New York Zoological Society, New York Public Library, Kipsbay Boys Club, Alger Fund, Castle Convertible Fund; board directors American Academy in Rome. Member of Knickerbocker, Century Assn, Maidstone.

Background

Sargent, John Turner was born on June 26, 1924 in Lawrence, New York, United States. Son of Charles and Dagmar (Wetmore) Sargent.

Career

Copywriter, advertising manager, editor Doubleday & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1945-1954. Former general manager Garden City Books. Business manager, director Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955-1960, president, 1961-1978, former chairman board, chairman executive committee, also board directors, retired.

Director Grumman Corporation, Centennial Insurance Company. Trustee East Rivers Savings Bank, Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company.

Membership

Trustee New York Zoological Society, New York Public Library, Kipsbay Boys Club, Alger Fund, Castle Convertible Fund. Board directors American Academy in Rome. Member of Knickerbocker, Century Assn, Maidstone.

Connections

Married Neltje Doubleday, May 16, 1953 (divorced). Children– Ellen, John Turner. Married Elizabeth Nichols Kelly, December 21, 1985.

father:
Charles Sargent

mother:
Dagmar (Wetmore) Sargent

spouses:
Neltje Doubleday

Elizabeth Nichols Kelly

children:
Ellen Sargent

John Turner Sargent