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Editor , publisher , writer , Book critic

Richard H. Heller, American editor, writer, retired publishing executive. Served in United States Marine Corps, 1941-1943. Member American Society Magazine Editors, National Book Critics Circle, Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Museum Clubs: Dutch Treat.

Background

Heller, Richard H. was born on October 16, 1924 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Otto and Mary (Cohen) Heller.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Syracuse University, 1948.

Career

Editor, also editorial director, Sterling Group, New York City, 1954-1962;editor, Dell Public Companyalso editorial director, Dell Magazines, New York City, 1962-1968;vice president, editor-in-chief, Pyramid Books, New York City, 1968-1972;president, editor, public, Heller & Son, Incorporated, New York Rochelle, New York, 1972-1982;columnist and book critic, Gannett Westchester Newspapers, 1976-1981;director marketing, Macmillan Public Company, 1979-1980.

Works

Membership

Served in United States Marine Corps, 1941-1943. Member American Society Magazine Editors, National Book Critics Circle, Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Alpha Museum Clubs: Dutch Treat.

Connections

Married Sonja Mentikov. 1 son, Matthew.

father:
Otto Heller

mother:
Mary (Cohen) Heller

spouse:
Sonja Mentikov