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Lee Wilder Maxwell, American publisher. Member Chi Psi.; Club: Ekwanok.

Background

Maxwell, Lee Wilder was born on July 24, 1881 in Hicksville, Ohio, United States. Son of Isaac Miller and Celestia (Crary) Maxwell.

Education

Preparatory education, high school, Clyde, Illinois. Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1905.

Career

With Chicago office Frank A. Munsey Company, 1907-1910. Western manager The Outlook, 1910. General manager Associated Sunday Magazines, New York, 1910-1913.

With Crowell Public corporation since 1913, vice-president and general manager, 1920-1923, president 1923-1934, chairman of board, 1934-1937. Liberty Loan and American Red Cross organizer, World War I.

Membership

Member Chi Psi.; Club: Ekwanok.

Connections

Married Anne Payne Wells, 1907. Children: Anne, Lee Wilder.

father:
Isaac Miller Maxwell

mother:
Celestia (Crary) Maxwell

spouse:
Anne Payne Wells

children:
Anne Maxwell

Lee Wilder Maxwell