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Robert Giroux

Born: 8-Apr-1914
Birthplace: Jersey City, NJ
Died: 5-Sep-2008
Location of death: Tinton Falls, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Publisher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Military service: US Navy (lt. com, WWII)

Father: Arthur J. Giroux
Mother: Katharine Lyons
Wife: Carmen de Arango (m. 1952, div. 1969)

    High School: Regis High School, Manhattan, NY (dropped out)
    University: Columbia University (1936)

    Farrar, Straus & Giroux Partner (1964-)
    Farrar, Straus Editor-in-Chief (1955-64)
    Harcourt Brace and Company Executive Editor (1948-55)
    Harcourt Brace and Company Editor (1940-48)
    CBS Public Relations Dept. (1936-40)
    The Jersey Journal
    National Board of Review of Motion Pictures President (1975-82)

Author of books:
The Book Known as Q: A Consideration of Shakespeare's Sonnets (1982)
A Deed of Death: The Story Behind the Unsolved Murder of Hollywood Director William Desmond Taylor (1990)


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