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Publishing company executive

Joseph Henry Allen was American publishing company executive. Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Wee Burn Country Club.

Background

Allen, Joseph Henry was born on November 9, 1916 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Henry and Ann Eugenia (Jansen) Allen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Kenyon College, 1938;advanced management program, Stanford Graduate School Business, 1953.

Career

Joined, McGraw-Hill Inc., 1938;regional editor and advertising salesman, McGraw-Hill Inc., 1938-1942;established S.W. office, McGraw-Hill Inc., Dallasalso manager, McGraw-Hill Inc., 1948;division manager, McGraw-Hill Inc., Los Angeles, 1951-1955;vice-president, director marketing, McGraw-Hill Inc., New York City, 1955-1963;vice president operations, McGraw-Hill Inc., 1963-1966;president, McGraw-Hill Publs. Company, 1966-1970;group president, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1970-1974;director, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1966-1975;senior vice president, United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, Connecticut, 1974-1977. Board directors Ronin Corporation.

Membership

Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Wee Burn Country Club.

Connections

Married Eleanor Clark, June 14, 1941. Children– David, Elisabeth Allen Adams, Melinda Allen Beardsley.

father:
Joseph Henry Allen

mother:
Ann Eugenia (Jansen) Allen

spouse:
Eleanor Clark

child:
David Allen

child:
Elisabeth Allen Adams Allen

child:
Melinda Allen Beardsley Allen