Charles Scribner III

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Charles Scribner III
Born (1890-01-26)January 26, 1890
Died January 11, 1952(1952-01-11) (aged 61)
Education Princeton University (1913)
Employer Charles Scribner's Sons
Children Charles Scribner IV
Parents Charles Scribner II
Relatives Charles Scribner I, grandfather

Charles Scribner III (January 26, 1890 - February 11, 1952), also known as Charles Scribner, Jr., was president of Charles Scribner's Sons publishing company starting in 1932.[1][2]


He was born on January 26, 1890 to Charles Scribner II. He graduated from Princeton University in 1913, then went to work for the Charles Scribner's Sons publishing company.[3] He died on February 11, 1952.[2]


  1. ^ During the World War I draft registration he listed his name as "Charles Scribner Jr."
  2. ^ a b "Charles Scribner, Publisher, 62, Dies. President Since 1932 of Book Firm. Joined Staff in 1913. Grandson of Co-Founder.". New York Times. February 12, 1952. Retrieved 2008-07-24. "Grandson of Co-Founder Charles Scribner, president of Charles Scribner's Sons ... Born in this city, a son of the late Charles Scribner, president of the firm ..." 
  3. ^ "Archives of Charles Scribner's Sons". Princeton University. Retrieved 2008-07-25. "Charles Scribner, 1821-1871 (Princeton Class of 1840), Charles Scribner, 1854-1930 (Princeton Class of 1875), Arthur Hawley Scribner, 1859-1932 (Princeton Class of 1881), Charles Scribner, 1890-1952 (Princeton Class of 1913), Charles Scribner, 1921-1995 (Princeton Class of 1943), Charles Scribner, 1951- (Princeton Class of 1973)"