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S. Arthur Dembner, American magazine publisher.


Dembner, S. Arthur was born on October 7, 1920 in New York City. Son of Jack Dembner.


AB (evenings), New School Social Research, 1950. Postgraduate Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1971.


Account executive Modern Merchandise Bureau, 1945-1947. Circulation executive Time, Inc., 1947-1952. With Newsweek magazine, 1952-1973, circulation director, 1961-1962, vice president, 1962-1973, member executive committee, 1969-1973, director, from 1969, also publisher book division.

Senior vice president Newsweek, Inc., 1971-1976. President Newsweek Books, 1973-1976, Red Dembner Enterprises Corporation, New York City, 1976-1990. Publisher Dembner Books, 1976-1990.

Director Partners in Care. Chairman board governors Direct Mail Advertising Association, 1959-1960. Chairman committee advisers on direct mail Department Agriculture, 1956-1958.

Advisory committee sales and subscriptions Committee Economic Development, 1960.


Board directors, vice president Visiting Nurse Service New York. Chairman Volunteers in Politics, New York City, 1953. Board directors Encampment for Citizenship.

Served to captain United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Member Advertising Federation American, Association American Public (governor), Hundred Million Club (past president), Sales Promotion Executives Association, Magazine Publications Association (chairman circulation committee) Clubs: Players, Dutch Treat.


Married, December 5, 1948. 3 children.