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Joseph Boyd Poindexter, American magazine editor. With United States Army, 1958-1959. Member of American Alpine.

Background

Poindexter, Joseph Boyd was born on July 4, 1935 in New York City. Son of Everton Gentry and Elinor (Fuller) Poindexter.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1957.

Career

Assistant management editor, Business Week, 1963-1967; senior editor, Dun's Review, 1967-1970; assistant managing editor, Dun's Review, 1970-1973; editor, Master of Business Administration Magazine, 1973-1976; executive editor, Master of Business Administration Magazine, 1974-1976; executive editor, Juris Doctor, 1974-1976; executive editor, Medical Dimensions, 1974-1976; executive editor, New England, 1974-1976; senior editor, East/West Network, New York City, 1976-1977; executive editor, East/West Network, 1977-1983; senior editor, Money Magazine, 1984-1986; senior editor, Life, since 1986; text editor, Life, 1987; senior editor, People Weekly, since 1990.

Membership

With United States Army, 1958-1959. Member of American Alpine.

Connections

Married Holly McNeely, October 20, 1976. Children: Owen McNeely, Matthew McNeely.

father:
Everton Gentry Poindexter

mother:
Elinor (Fuller) Poindexter

spouse:
Holly McNeely

children:
Owen McNeely Poindexter

Matthew McNeely Poindexter