Chapin Carpenter Jr.

Chapin Carpenter Jr.

Bryn Mawr, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Oct 2011 (aged 83)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 116595937 · View Source
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Son of Chapin Sr & Mary Ruth (Smyth) Carpenter

husband of Eleanor
ex-husband of Bowie

1945 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter NH)
1949 graduate of Princeton University (History major)

National Guard Veteran

Worked for Life magazine from early 1950s until the magazine folded in 1972
1968 - 1971 based in Tokyo, starting Life's 1st Japanese language edition

1974 - 1993, senior vice president Magazine Publisher Association (Washington DC office)

Member of vestry at Saint Patrick's Episcopal Church in DC, & City Tavern Club in Georgetown (a former club president)

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  • Originally Created by: Jock-a-mo fi na ney
  • Added: 5 Sep 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 116595937
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chapin Carpenter Jr. (24 Mar 1928–14 Oct 2011), Find a Grave Memorial no. 116595937, ; Maintained by TRB (contributor 49232041) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.