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William Henry White

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William Henry White, American editor, publisher, author. Associate Commonwealth Fund, 1955-1956; Board directors, vice president World Rehabilitation Fund; board directors White Plains Hospital Medical Center; treasurer Royal Society Medicine Foundation, The Eye-Bank. Member National Association Science Writers, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

White, William Henry was born on September 9, 1924 in Glendale, California, United States. Son of William Henry and Esther Ruth (Engel) White.

Education

Student, University Missouri, 1942. Bachelor, Columbia University, 1948. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1949.

Career

Reporter New York Times, 1948-1949. Book editor Look, Quick, Flair magazines, Cowles Magazines, Inc., 1949-1951. Medical and science editor Look magazine, New York City, 1951-1954.

Medical editor Sports Illustrated, 1954-1955. Managing editor Medical News, 1956-1959. Executive editor Medical World News, 1959-1968.

President, editor Family Health magazine, 1969-1974. Editorial director Medical Opinion magazine, 1974-1977. President Newspaperbooks, 1974-1978, Scarsdale Inquirer, from 1980, Hartsdale Inquirer, 1981-1986, Hasting Enterprise, from 1984, W.H. White Publications, Inc.

Public Cost Containment Newsletter, 1978-1986, Professional Corporation Advisor, 1981-1989, Tufts University Diet and Nutrition Letter, from 1983, Cornell University Animal Health Letter, American Cancer Society Journal Ca. International executive editor World Medicine, England also. Medicine Mondiale, France.

Free-lance writer in field medicine and science. Writer with d American Karakoram Expedition, Pakistan, 1953.

Membership

Associate Commonwealth Fund, 1955-1956. Board directors, vice president World Rehabilitation Fund. Board directors White Plains Hospital Medical Center.

Treasurer Royal Society Medicine Foundation, The Eye-Bank. Member National Association Science Writers, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: Scarsdale Golf.

Royal and Ancient Golf. (St. Andrews, Scotland).

Connections

Married Virginia S. Stockton, January 27, 1950 (divorced 1982). Children: Victoria, Deborah.