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Linen, James Alexander, III

Martha K. Baker

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Linen, James Alexander, III (20 June 1912–01 February 1988), magazine publishing executive, was born in Waverly, Pennsylvania, the son of James Alexander Linen, Jr., and Genevieve Tuthill. He was educated at the Hotchkiss School (class of 1930). In 1934 he graduated from Williams College (A.B.) and married Sara Scranton; they had six children....

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Subjects: Journalism

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