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Nat G. Bodian, American author, lecturer. Nominee Alumni Admissions Program Curtis Benjamin award, 1984 and Public Hall of Fame, 1986; recipient Author's Citation, New Jersey Writers Conference, 1986, 87, 89.


Bodian, Nat G. was born on February 12, 1921 in Newark. Son of Louis and Fannie (Gabot) Bodian.


Student, Essex Junior College. Student, City College of New York. Graduate, New School for Social Research, 1947.


Manager sales and promotion Baker & Taylor Company, Hillside, New Jersey, 1958-1960. Advertising promotion manager Rider Public Company, Hayden Book Company, New York City, 1960-1962. Marketing, promotion manager American Elsevier Public Company, 1963-1971.

Marketing director Transaction Books Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1971-1972, Crane Russak & Company, New York City, 1972-1976. Marketing manager John Wiley & Sons., Inc. (Wiley-Science-Technology division), 1976-1988.

Founding member, director Professional Publications Marketing Group, 1981. Guest lecturer Boston University, New York University, City University of New York, Fairleigh Dickinson University, University of California at Los Angeles. World War II Southern Atlantic correspondent Yank Magazine.

Editor various military base publications.



Foundation member, secretary New Jersey News Writers Association, 1941. Founding member Dorf Feature Svc./Newark Ledger/Star Ledger, 1938. Founding member, member steering committee Professional Publications Marketing Group, 1984-1988.

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, YANK Field Corresponding, 1943-1945.


Married Ruth Naiman, June 28, 1947 (deceased November 28, 2005). Children: Mark, Lester.

Louis Bodian

Fannie (Gabot) Bodian

Ruth Naiman

Mark Bodian

Lester Bodian