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Editor

Warren Eversleigh Preece was American editor.

Background

Preece, Warren Eversleigh was born on April 17, 1921 in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States. Son of Everett Lowe and Ethel (Miles) Preece.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1943. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Instructor English,, University of Chicago, 1947-1949;reporter, Norwalk Hour, 1949-1950;writer, copy editor, Norwalk Hour, 1952-1956;campaign aide, publicity director to, United States Senator Dodd, 1956-1957;executive secretary board editors, Encyclopedia British, 1957-1964;editor, Encyclopedia British, 1964-1965;editor-in-chief, Encyclopedia British, 1965-1968;general editor, Encyclopedia British, 1968-1970;editor, Encyclopedia British, 1970-1975;vice Chairman of the Board editors, Encyclopedia British, 1974-1979;board editors, Encyclopedia British, since 1979. Consultant Center Study Democratic Institutions. Ninth annual C.N. Williamson lecturer Peabody College, Nashville.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) The Technological Order, 1962. Editor: Encyclopaedia Britannica College Preparatory Series, 1964. Board editorial advisors International Encyclopedia, Tokyo, 1974-1988.

Membership

Board of directors, secretary Connecticut chapter American Red Cross, 1955-1957. President Massachusetts Protestant Social Superior vena cava syndrome Inc., 1977-1978. Board directors Protestant Youth Homes, Baldwinville, Massachusetts, 1976-1978.

Member Standing Commision on Peace with Justice, Episcopal Church, 1989-1994. Served with artillery United States Army, 1943-1946, 50-52. Member Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Deborah Weeks, July 12, 1947 (deceased 2002). Children: Scott Everett, Mark William, Thayer Evelyn.

father:
Everett Lowe Preece

mother:
Ethel (Miles) Preece

spouse:
Deborah Weeks

children:
Scott Everett Preece

Mark William Preece

Thayer Evelyn Preece