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William Henry Hull, American author, retired publishing executive.


Hull, William Henry was born on October 29, 1918 in Boonville, Missouri, United States. Son of Aubrey Grant and Mary Ann (Moore) Hull.


Bachelor of Arts in English and Art, Central College, Fayette, Missouri, 1940. Master of Arts in English, Southern Methodist University, 1941.


Chairman English department, humanities division, Kemper Military School, Boonville, 1941-1946;Professor of English, Mankato (Minnesota) State College, 1946-1947;business manager, public relations manager, Postgraduate Medicine journal, McGraw-Hill, Inc., Minneapolis, 1948-1968;marketing services manager, Postgraduate Medicine journal, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1968-1971;circulation manager, Postgraduate Medicine journal, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1971-1977;originator (with others), circulation manager, The Physician and Sportsmedicine, 1973-1977;director circulation, medical publications, McGraw-Hill Publs. Company, 1977-1981;president, Garden Public Company, Edina, Minnesota, 1981-1985. Free-lance garden writer.

Member special task force Business Publs. Audit of Circulations, 1978, special auditing revision committee, 1978. Speaker annual spring conference Direct Mail Marketing Association, 1978.



Member Men's Garden Clubs American, since 1952, president, Minneapolis, 1958, national board directors, since 1956, national vice president, 1961-1963, national president, 1964, chairman advisory board, 1965, life director, since 1965. President Midwest Mail Marketing Association, 1976-1977. Stephen minister Christ Presbyterian Church, Edina, Minnesota, deacon, 1987-1989, lifetime elder, since 1989.

Volunteer Fairview Southdale Hospital, Edina, 1982-1995. Member Minnesota Press Club (charter), Garden Writers American, Midwest Indiana Publications Association, Masons, Mensa, Alpha Phi Omega, Pi Delta Epsilon.


Married Carol Louise Hanson, August 16, 1943. Children: Judith Lynn Lindberg, Pauline Ann Hull Connecticut.

Aubrey Grant Hull

Mary Ann (Moore) Hull

Carol Louise Hanson

Judith Lynn Lindberg Hull

Pauline Ann Hull Connecticut Hull