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Josiah Noel Macy

newspaper publisher.

Josiah Noel Macy, American newspaper publisher.

Background

Macy, Josiah Noel was born on December 24, 1900 in New York City. Son of Valentine Everit and Edith Weisman (Carpenter) Macy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1922. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Wagner College, 1951.

Career

Reporter, Yonkers (New York) Statesman, 1924. General manager, president Westchester County Publs., Inc., 1926-1945. Inducted federal service, captain 101st Cavalry, 1941.

Transferred to bureau of Public Relations, War Department, 1941. Assistant chief of international information div., Department State, 1945-1946, chief international press and publications div., 1946-1948. Director printing and publishing div.

N.P.A., 1951-1952; Chairman of the Board Vision, Inc., 1950-1973. Formerly commissioner Interstate Sanitation Commission, member Westchester Planning Commission, director Audit Bureau of Circulations (resigned all positions on entering Federal service).

Membership

Clubs: University, Metropolitan.

Connections

Married Mary T. Martin, May 26, 1923.; married second, Mary Minot Cabot, February 18, 1933. Children: Josiah, Archer Martin, Noel Everit.

father:
Valentine Everit Macy

mother:
Edith Weisman (Carpenter) Macy

spouses:
Mary T. Martin

Mary Minot Cabot

children:
Josiah Macy

Archer Martin Macy

Noel Everit Macy