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Orvil Eugene Dryfoos

publishing executive.

Orvil Eugene Dryfoos, American publishing executive.


Dryfoos, Orvil Eugene was born on November 8, 1912 in New York City. Son of Jack and Florence (Levi) Dryfoos.


Graduate Horace Mann School, 1930. Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1934, Master of Arts (honorary), 1957. Doctor of Laws, Oberlin College, 1962.


With Asiel & Company. New York City, 1934-1937. Member New York Stock Exchange, 1937-1949.

Assistant to public New York Times Company, 1943-1954, vice-president, director, 1954-1957, president director, since 1957, public, since 1961. President, director general New York Times (France) S.A. President director New York Times Sales, Inc., Interstate Broadcasting Company, Incorporated, New York York Times Building Company.

New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, New York Times of Canada, Limited. Director Spruce Falls Power and Paper Limited company.


Member of the board of directors New York Convention and Visitors Bureau, Fifth Avenue assosiation, New York World’s Fair 1964-1965 Corporation. Member board of trustees Dartmouth, since 1957, board lay trustees Fordham University. Member France-American Society, American Newspaper Publications Association (director) bureau of Advertising), American Australian Association, Pan American Society United States, The Pilgrims, Japan Society, Inc., Council Foreign Relations, France-American Society, Sigma Delta Chi.

Clubs: Century Association, Dartmouth of Western Connecticut.


Married Marian Sulzberger, July 8, 1941. Children: Jacqueline Hays (Mistress.

Jack Dryfoos

Florence (Levi) Dryfoos

Marian Sulzberger

Jacqueline Hays (Mrs Dryfoos