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Publishing executive , author

William Henry Hull, American author, retired publishing executive.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Works

Membership

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.

Connections

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

father:
Aubrey Grant Hull

mother:
Mary Ann (Moore) Hull

spouse:
Carol Louise Hanson

child:
Judith Lynn Lindberg Hull

child:
Pauline Ann Hull Connecticut Hull