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Publishing company executive

Thomas Peter Binford, American publishing company executive. Decorated Purple Heart; recipient Rounce and Coffin award for best books produced graphically, 1976.


Binford, Thomas Peter was born on October 28, 1914 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Peter Alvin and Sylvia Jane (Munkers) Binford.


Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1937.


General manager, Metropolitan Press, Portland, Oregon, 1938-1939;general manager, Binford & Mort, Publications, Portland, 1946-1959;president, Binford & Mort, Publications, Portland, from 1947;president, Chairman, Board Of Directors, Metropolitan Printing Company, Portland, 1959-1974;president, Chairman, Board Of Directors, Peter Binford Foundation.


With United States Army, 1940-1946. Member Oregon History Society, Oregon Archeological Society, Portland Art Museum, Hudson's Bay Record Society, Printing Industries of Pacific, Freinds of Library University Oregon, United States Power Squadron, Portland Yacht Club, Multnomah Athletic Club, Sigma Delta Chi.


Married Janet Elizabeth Walker, May 7, 1941. 1 son, David Peter.

Peter Alvin Binford

Sylvia Jane (Munkers) Binford

Janet Elizabeth Walker