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author , editor and publisher

Peter Schwed, American author, retired editor and publisher. Decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart. Trustee Lawrenceville School, 1968-1972. Captain Field Artillery Army of the United States, World World War World War II; Member Authors Guild, Century Association.

Background

Schwed, Peter was born on January 18, 1911 in New York City. Son of Frederick and Bertie (Stiefel) Schwed.

Education

Graduate, Lawrenceville (New Jersey) School, 1928;student, Princeton, 1929-1932.

Career

Assistant vice president, Provident Loan Society New York, 1932-1942;with, Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York City, 1946-1984;vice president, executive editor, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1957-1962;executive vice president, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1962-1966;public trade books, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1966-1972;chairman editorial board, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1972-1982;editorial chairman emeritus, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1982-1984;director, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1966-1972.

Works

Membership

Trustee Lawrenceville School, 1968-1972. Captain Field Artillery Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Authors Guild, Century Association.

Connections

Son of; married Antonia Sanxay Holding, March 6, 1947. Children: Katharine Holding (Mistress Eric F. Wood), Peter Gregory, Laura Sanxay (Mistress Michael Sirico), Roger Eaton.

father:
Frederick Schwed

mother:
Bertie (Stiefel) Schwed

spouse:
Antonia Sanxay Holding

children:
Katharine Holding Schwed (Mistress Eric F. Wood)

Peter Gregory Schwed

Laura Sanxay Schwed (Mistress Michael Sirico)

Roger Eaton Schwed