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Paul Sigurd Eriksson, American publisher. With United States Army Signal Corps, 1943-1946. Member Oblivion Press (vice president since 1960).

Background

Eriksson, Paul Sigurd was born on December 31, 1915 in Eastern Templeton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Evert Viktor Eriksson and Hilda Maria Berglund.

Education

AB, Middlebury College, 1940;postgraduate, Middlebury College, 1941-1942.

Career

Teacher, The Wardlaw School, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1942-1943;editor, The John Day Company. New York City, 1946-1952;publicity director, G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York City, 1952-1956;vice president public relations, Dick Taplinger, New York City, 1956-1958;co-founder, president, Eriksson-Taplinger, New York City, 1958-1960;founder, public, Paul S. Eriksson Publisher, New York, Vermont, since 1960. Adjunct Professor Middlebury College, Vermont, 1979, 81.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: The Bird - Finder's 3-year Note Book, 1976. Author, editor: (with Joseph Wood Krutch) A Treasury Of Bird Lore (Doubleday), 1963, (with Alan Pistorius) Treasury of North America Bird Lore, 1987.

Membership

With United States Army Signal Corps, 1943-1946. Member Oblivion Press (vice president since 1960).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: birding, tennis, golf, swimming, fishing.

Connections

Married Margaret Elizabeth Woods, June 28, 1941. Children: Kristin, Gretchen, Stephen.

father:
Evert Viktor Eriksson

mother:
Hilda Maria Berglund

spouse:
Margaret Elizabeth Woods

children:
Kristin Eriksson

Gretchen Eriksson

Stephen Eriksson