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Publishing consultant

William Elmhirst Buckley, American Publishing consultant. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Buckley, William Elmhirst was born on October 6, 1913 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Son of John A. and Margaret Elsie (Elmhirst) Buckley.

Education

Student, University Pennsylvania, 1932-1934.

Career

Junior executive, Quinn & Boden Company, Inc. (book manufacturers), Rahway, New Jersey, 1935-1942;Junior executive, Doubleday & Company. New York City, 1945-1949;with, Henry Holt & Company.

New York City, 1949-1958;vice-president, director, Henry Holt & Company, 1951-1958;vice president sales, World Public Company, Cleveland, 1958-1960;vice president book division, McCall Corporation, New York City, 1960-1962;vice president, Curtis Public Company. New York City, 1962-1968;director book division, Curtis Public Company, 1962-1968;assistant to president, Cowles Communications, Inc., 1968-1972;chairman, Cowles Book Company, 1968-1972;chairman, president, Cambridge Book Company (subsidiaries Cowles Communications Inc.), 1968-1972;publishing consultant, since 1972.

Membership

Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Dutch Treat (New York City).

Society Four Arts (Palm Beach, Florida), The Beach Club (Florida).

Connections

Married Virginia Smith, August 2, 1941. Children: Carolyn E. Buckley Dreyfoos, William Elmhirst Junior.

father:
John A. Buckley

mother:
Margaret Elsie (Elmhirst) Buckley

spouse:
Virginia Smith

child:
Carolyn E. Buckley Dreyfoos Buckley

child:
William Elmhirst Junior Buckley