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Publishing executive

William Maxwell Gaines, American publishing executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Wine and Food Society, In Search of Name Society (charter), Phi Alpha.

Background

Gaines, William Maxwell was born on March 1, 1922 in New York City. Son of Max C. and Jessie K. (Postlethwaite) Gaines.

Education

Student, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn, 1939-1942;Bachelor of Science in Education, New York University, 1948.

Career

President E. C. Publications Inc. (public MAD Magazine), New York City, 1948-1992.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Wine and Food Society, In Search of Name Society (charter), Phi Alpha.

Connections

Married Hazel Grieb, October 21, 1944 (divorced February 9, 1948). Married Nancy Siegel, November 17, 1955 (divorced March 1, 1971). Children: Cathy, Wendy, Chris.

Married Anne Griffiths, February 21, 1987.

father:
Max C. Gaines

mother:
Jessie K. (Postlethwaite) Gaines

spouses:
Hazel Grieb

Nancy Siegel

Anne Griffiths

children:
Cathy Gaines

Wendy Gaines

Chris Gaines