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Editor , Publishing executive

Robert Utting Brown, American publishing executive. Member Inter-American Press Association (chairman executive committee 1963-1969, president 1976-1977), American Society Newspaper Editors, Sigma Delta Chi (president 1953-1954) Clubs: National Press (Washington); Overseas Press (board governors 1987-1989); New York Athletic (New York City), Union League (New York City), Dutch Treat (New York City), Bohemian (San Francisco).

Background

Brown, Robert Utting was born on October 20, 1912 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of James Wright and Sarah A. (Wilson) Brown.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1934; student, Empire State School Printing, Ithaca, New York, 1935.

Career

Reporter, Trenton (New Jersey) Times, 1935; reporter, Uttar Pradesh, Philadelphia, 1935; reporter, apprentice editorial writer, Auburn (New York) Citizen-Advertiser, 1935-1936; reporter, Editor & Public, New York City, 1936-1939; news editor, Editor & Public, New York City, 1939-1947; managing editor, Editor & Public, New York City, 1942-1943; executive editor, Editor & Public, New York City, 1943-1944; editor, Editor & Public, New York City, since 1944; director, secretary, Editor & Public, New York City, since 1940; vice president, editor, Editor & Public, New York City, 1947-1952; president, Editor & Public, New York City, since 1952; public, Editor & Public, New York City, 1958-1995; president, editor emeritus, Editor & Public, New York City.

Membership

Member Inter-American Press Association (chairman executive committee 1963-1969, president 1976-1977), American Society Newspaper Editors, Sigma Delta Chi (president 1953-1954) Clubs: National Press (Washington). Overseas Press (board governors 1987-1989). New York Athletic (New York City), Union League (New York City), Dutch Treat (New York City), Bohemian (San Francisco).

Connections

Married Susan C. Steele, May 21, 1938 (deceased May 1988). Children: Robin (Mistress Richard M. Woods), Elizabeth (Mistress West Indies Phillips, Junior).

father:
James Wright Brown

mother:
Sarah A. (Wilson) Brown

spouse:
Susan C. Steele

child:
Junior) Brown

child:
Robin Brown (Mistress Richard M. Woods)

child:
Elizabeth (Mistress West Indies Phillips Brown