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Robert Marion Jones Edit Profile

book and magazine editor

Robert Marion Jones, American Book and magazine editors Member Magazine Publications Association, University of Minnesota Alumni Association, American Society Magazine Editors (Executive Committee), Time Life Alumni Society, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Jones, Robert Marion was born on May 31, 1919 in Fulda, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Webster and Emma Louella (Price) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Minnesota, 1940.

Career

Newspaper reporter, Hennepin County (Minnesota) Review, 1938-1940;Newspaper reporter, Madison (South Dakot) Daily Leader, 1940-1942;Newspaper reporter, Sioux Falls (South Dakot) Daily Argus-Leader, 1942-1945;editorial assistant, associate editor, managing editor, Better Homes & Gardens, Meredith Public Company, Des Moines, 1945-1954;editor, Family Circle, New York Cityvice president, Family Circle, Inc., 1955-1967;series editor, Time-Life Books, Inc., 1967-1981;corporation planning consultant, Time-Life Books, Inc., 1982-1986.

Works

Membership

Member Magazine Publications Association, University of Minnesota Alumni Association, American Society Magazine Editors (Executive Committee), Time Life Alumni Society, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Mary Catherine Burd, November 16, 1940. Children– Sheila Jones Reagan, Robert Michael, Jeffrey Paul, Molly Jones Marshall, Christopher Francis.

father:
John Webster Jones

mother:
Emma Louella (Price) Jones

spouse:
Mary Catherine Burd

child:
Sheila Jones Reagan Jones

child:
Robert Michael Jones

child:
Jeffrey Paul Jones

child:
Molly Jones Marshall Jones

child:
Christopher Francis Jones