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Editor , journalist , salesperson , writer

Robert Carman Alberts was an American writer and editor.


Alberts, Robert Carman was born on July 15, 1907 in Pittsburgh, United States. Son of William Edward and Leonora (Carman) Alberts.


He received a bachelor's degree at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1931 he received Master of Arts at University of Pittsburgh.


In 1930 Robert Carman Alberts began his career as a sales manager at the Pittsburgh Coal Company. In 1938-1942 he joined the editorial staff of the Pittsburgh Bulletin-Index Magazine, in 1940-1942 he served as editor. Then he served as an account executive at the Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove, Inc. (advertising agency) in Pittsburgh in 1942-1943 and since 1948 till 1969, he was Vice President in 1956-1969. He was contributing editor at American Heritage magazine in 1970-1977.


  • He was a recipient of Forbes medal from Point Park Museum in 1981. He won such awards as Letterman of Distinction from University of Pittsburgh in 1981, Bicentennial Medallion of Distinction from University of Pittsburgh in 1987 and award of merit from the American Association of State and Local History in 1988.


He served as editor of Information and Education Bulletin in Army of the United States in 1946-1948. He was member of History Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania History Association.


He was married to Zita Doberneck in 1932.

William Edward Alberts

Leonora (Carman) Alberts

Zita Doberneck