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Frank Doubleday

Frank DoubledayBorn: 8-Jan-1862
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 30-Jan-1934
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Locust Valley Cemetery, Locust Valley, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Publisher

Originally an employee of Scribner and Sons starting in 1877 at age 15, teamed up with Samuel S. McClure to found Doubleday and McClure. Though they had some falling out, the company emerged by 1927 as the largest English language publisher in the world. In 1900, notoriously published Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser, and then immediately had it withdrawn due to amorality.

Author of books:
A Plain American in England (1910, pseudo. Charles T. Whitefield)
The Memoirs of a Publisher (1972)



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