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William Sutherland Blair, British, American publisher. Served with Canadian Army, 1943-1946.

Background

Blair, William Sutherland was born on September 18, 1917 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of Duncan and Ada (Sutherland) Blair. came to the United States, 1950, naturalized, 1961.

Education

Bachelor, Lincoln College, Oxford (England) University, 1940; student, Princeton Graduate School, 1940-1941.

Career

Economics and statistic officer, International Air Transportation Association, Montreal, 1946-1949; vice president, Ogilvy & Mather, New York City, 1950-1957; president, Harper-Atlantic Sales Inc., New York City, 1957-1968; president, Harper's magazine, New York City, 1968-1972; public, Blair & Ketchum's Country Journal, 1973-1984.

Membership

Served with Canadian Army, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Mary Seymour Barnes, February 17, 1945. Children: Colin Campbell, Fiona Seymour, Sheila Sutherland.

father:
Duncan Blair

mother:
Ada (Sutherland) Blair

spouse:
Mary Seymour Barnes

child:
Sheila Sutherland Blair

child:
Colin Campbell Blair

child:
Fiona Seymour Blair