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Sylvia Porter

AKA Sylvia Field Feldman

Born: 18-Jun-1913
Birthplace: Patchogue, NY
Died: 5-Jun-1991
Location of death: Pound Ridge, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Financial columnist

Father: Louis Feldman (d. 1925 heart attack)
Mother: Rose Maisel
Brother: John Feldman (physician)
Husband: Reed R. Porter (bank employee, m. 1931, div. 1941)
Husband: G. Sumner Collins (m. 1943, d. 1977, one daughter adopted)
Daughter: Cris Sarah Del Cuore (adopted 1949)
Son: Sumner C. Collins (stepson)
Husband: James F. Fox (PR executive, m. 2-Jan-1979, until her death)

    High School: James Madison High School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: BA, Hunter College (1932)
    University: New York University
    University: PhD Literature, Bates College (1959)

    Sylvia Porter's Personal Finance (1984-87)
    The New York Daily News Columnist (1978-91)
    Ladies' Home Journal Columnist (1965-82)
    The New York Post Columnist, Financial Editor (1935-78)
    American Banker Columnist
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Russian Ancestry

Author of books:
How to Make Money in Government Bonds (1939)
If War Comes to the American Home (1941)
How to Live Within Your Income (1948, with J. K. Lasser)
Money and You (1949)
Managing Your Money (1953, with J. K. Lasser)
How to Get More for Your Money (1961)
Sylvia Porter's Money Book (1975)
Planning Your Retirement (1991)


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