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
Parent(s) 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)