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historian , Publishing executive

Sydney L. Mayer, British Publisher, historian. Named to Chancellor's Court of Benefactors, University of Oxford, 1991; honorary fellow Oriel College, University of Oxford, 1993. Fellow Royal Geography Society, Institute Dirs.; mem Angell Society-University of Michigan, Savage Club (London), Oxford and Cambridge Club (London), Yale Club (New York, London).

Background

Mayer, Sydney L. was born on August 2, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Sidney L. and Elizabeth Madeleine (Sandorf) Mayer.

Education

Bachelor, University of Michigan, 1962;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1963;student, Yale University, 1963-1965;Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1986.

Career

Lecturer in history, U. Maryland., London, England., 1966-1977;visiting assistant professor international relations, University of Southern California, London, 1969-1977;executive editor History of The Purnell's Second World War, First World War, British Printing Corporation, London, 1968-1969, 69-72;consultant editor, History of the Violent Century, Ballantine Books, London, 1969-1973;publisher, Bison Books, Ltd., London, 1974-1995;president, Brompton Books Corporation, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1982;president, Twin Books Corporation, Greenwich, since 1985;director, Twin Books (United Kingdom) Ltd., London, 1987-1995;chairman, Mayer Music Company, since 1996;managing director, Marlborough Prodns., since 1997.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal Geography Society, Institute Dirs. Mem Angell Society-University of Michigan, Savage Club (London), Oxford and Cambridge Club (London), Yale Club (New York, London).

Connections

Married Charlotte M.W. Bouter, July 10, 1970 (divorced December 1988). Children: Patrick Michael (deceased).

father:
Sidney L. Mayer

mother:
Elizabeth Madeleine (Sandorf) Mayer

spouse:
Charlotte M.W. Bouter

child:
Patrick Michael Mayer (deceased)