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Cass Canfield

Born: 26-Apr-1897
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 27-Mar-1986
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Harper & Brothers

Military service: US Army (WWI, Lt.)

Father: Augustus Cass Canfield
Mother: Josephine Houghteling
Wife: Katherine Temple Emmet (m. 1922, div. 1937, two sons)
Son: Michael Temple Canfield (adopted, b. 1926, d. 1969, married Lee Radziwill)
Son: Cass Canfield, Jr. (Harper & Row executive)
Wife: Jane White (d. 1984)
Wife: Joan H. King (m. 1984)

    High School: Groton School
    University: Harvard University (1919)
    University: New College, Oxford University

    Harper & Brothers President (1931-45)
    The New York Evening Post Reporter, Advertising Representative
    Member of the Board of Harper & Brothers (as Chairman, 1945-55)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Dutch Treat Club (1939-86)

Author of books:
The Publishing Experience (1969)
Up and Down and Around (1971)
The Incredible Pierpont Morgan (1974)
Samuel Adams' Revolution (1976)
The Iron Will of Jefferson Davis (1978)
Outrageous Fortunes: The Story of the Medici, the Rothschilds and J. Pierpont Morgan (1981)
The Six (1983)


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