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Royal Homer Plenty

freelance/self-employed writer

Royal Homer Plenty, American freelance/self-employed writer. Member Philadelphia Economic Association, Philadelphia Press Association, Philadelphia Investment Traders Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Plenty, Royal Homer was born on August 28, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Royal Homer and Florence (Gehman) Plenty.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1941.

Career

Clerk Her Majesty Byllesby & Company (investment bankers), 1941. Junior underwriter New Amsterdam Casualty Company, 1941-1942. Reporter Philadelphia office Wall St. Journal, 1942-1946.

Member staff Philadelphia Inquirer, 1946-1972, financial editor, 1957-1972. Director public relations Levitz Furniture Corporation, 1972-1973. Public relations account executive Aitkin-Kynett Company, Inc., Philadelphia, 1973-1975.

Director public information Securities Industry Association, New York City, 1975-1977. Corporate relations Merrill Lynch & Company, 1977-1978. Free-lance editor, writer, from 1978.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Economic Association, Philadelphia Press Association, Philadelphia Investment Traders Association, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Evelyn Treaster, December 15, 1945 (deceased 1958). 1 daughter, Evelyn Ann. Married Mildred Craig, September 12, 1959 (divorced 1970).

Married Gladys Ann Muller, November 14, 1970.