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Orvil Dryfoos

AKA Orvil Eugene Dryfoos

Born: 8-Nov-1912
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 26-May-1963
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure [1]

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York Times Publisher, 1961-63


[1] Died two months after the conclusion of the 114-day New York newspaper strike, which had ended on 31 March.

Father: Jack A. Dreyfoos (b. 1885, d. 1937)
Mother: Florence Levi (later m. Myron G. Lehman)
Brother: Donald Dreyfoos
Brother: Hugh Dreyfoos
Wife: Marian Effie Sulzberger (dau. of
Arthur Hays Sulzberger, m. 8-Jul-1941)
Daughter: Jacqueline Hays (b. 8-May-1943)
Son: Robert Ochs (b. 4-Nov-1944)
Daughter: Suzanne Warms (b. 5-Nov-1946

    High School: Horace Mann School
    University: BA Sociology, Dartmouth College (1934)
    Administrator: Trustee, Dartmouth College
    Administrator: Lay Trustee, Fordham University

    The New York Times Company President (1957-63)
    The New York Times Company Trustee (1955-63)
    The New York Times Publisher (1961-1963)
    The New York Times Assistant to the Publisher (1943-61)
    The New York Times reporter (1942)
    Sydney Lewinson & co. Partner (1937-42)
    Asiel & Co. runner (1934-37)
    Member of the Board of The New York Times Company (1954-63)
    American Newspaper Publishers Association Director, Bureau of Advertising
    American Australian Association
    Americas Society
    Century Association
    Dutch Treat Club (1944-63)
    France-America Society
    Pilgrims Society
    American Red Cross Chair, Blood Donor Committee, New York (WWII)
    Rockefeller Foundation Trustee, Executive Committee
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society
    Draft Deferment: World War II 4-F
    Sulzberger-Ochs Family


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