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Thomas Guinzburg

AKA Thomas Henry Guinzburg

Born: 30-Mar-1926
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 8-Sep-2010
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former owner, Viking Press

Military service: USMC (WWII)

Sold Viking Press to Penguin in 1975, who fired him in 1978.

Father: Harold K. Guinzburg (founder of Viking Press, b. 13-Dec-1899, d. 23-Oct-1961)
Wife: Rita Gam (actress, m. 1956, div. 1963, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Kate Guinzburg (producer, b. 1962)
Son: Michael Guinzburg
Wife: Rusty Unger (one daughter)
Daughter: Amanda Guinzburg
Girlfriend: Victoria Anstead ("companion for the past 15 years")

    High School: The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
    University: Yale University

    Viking/Penguin President (1975-78)
    Viking Press Owner and CEO (1961-75)
    Viking Press (1954-61)
    The Paris Review Co-Founder (1953)
    Skull and Bones Society 1950
    Funeral: William F. Buckley (2008)
    Heart Bypass Operation
    Risk Factors: Former Smoker


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