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Editor , literary agent

William Beehler Goodman, American editor, literary agent. Trustee Warner Library, Tarrytown, New York, 1973-1975. Served with United States Army, 1943-1944. Member of Harvard (New York City).

Background

Goodman, William Beehler was born on July 1, 1923 in Brooklyn. Son of Philip Howard and Anne Louise (Landersman) Goodman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington Square College, New York University, 1948;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1952.

Career

Editor college and trade, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., New York City, 1956-1976;general editor, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1979;editorial director, David R. Godine Public, Inc., Boston, 1979-1990;editor, literature agent, David R. Godine Public, Inc., Boston, 1990. Tutor history and literature Harvard University, 1953-1954, lecturer in English, 1982-1983, 84-85.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor: essay Reading in the 1980's, 1983.

Membership

Trustee Warner Library, Tarrytown, New York, 1973-1975. Served with United States Army, 1943-1944. Member of Harvard (New York City).

Connections

Married Lorraine Rappaport (deceased June 2006), November 24, 1948. Children: Jonas Robert, Sara Emily.

father:
Philip Howard Goodman

mother:
Anne Louise (Landersman) Goodman

spouse:
Lorraine Rappaport

children:
Jonas Robert Goodman

Sara Emily Goodman