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Joseph Verner Reed

financier

Joseph Verner Reed, French financier. Member Yale University Council, 1962-1968.

Background

Reed, Joseph Verner was born on January 18, 1902 in Nice, France. Son of Verner Zevola and Mary Dean (Johnson) Reed.

Education

Came to the United States, 1912. Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1922. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1926.

Doctor of Humanities, Trinity College, 1962. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Fairfield U., 1964.

Career

With Brown Brothers-Harriman, New York City, 1928-1929. Proprietor Macgowan & Reed, theatrical producers, New York City, 1929-1932. With Hobe Sound Company.

New York City, from 1933. A developer Jupiter Island Club, Hobe Sound, 1933. Executive producer American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Connecticut, from 1960.

President Triton Press, New York City, 1949-1969. Special assistant to the United States Ambassador Houghton, Paris, France, 1957-1960.

Works

  • Author: The Curtain Falls, 1935. To the Embassy, 1964.

Membership

Member Yale University Council, 1962-1968. Clubs: Fifth Avenue, Union, River, Century (New York City).

Connections

Married Permelia Pryor, December 31, 1927. Children: Laurel (Mistress.

father:
Verner Zevola Reed

mother:
Mary Dean (Johnson) Reed

spouse:
Permelia Pryor

child:
Laurel (Mrs Reed