Helen Rogers Reid

Prename: Helen
Surname: Rogers Reid
Name of birth: Miles Rogers
Profession: Publisher, philanthropist
Birthday: 11/23/1882
Place of birth: Appleton, WI
Date of death: 07/27/1970
Place of death: New York City
Married since: 1911
Married to: Odgen Mills Reid (1882-1947)
Profession husband: Jurist; private secretary to his father Whitelaw Reid; from 1911 owner and publisher of the daily newspaper "Herald tribune"
Children: 3 (Odgen Rogers Reid, born 1925)
Education: 1903 B.A. Barnard College (Ancient Greek, Latin, zoology)
Career: 1903–11 private secretary to Mrs. Elizabeth Mills Reid; 1918 advertising solicitor at *Herald Tribune*, soon director of the advertising section; 1921–47 *Tribune*’s vice president and executive director, 1947–55 president; 1948 honorary doctorates Smith College, Syracuse University, University of Wisconsin, Columbia University, Yale, and The New School for Social Research in New York City
Memberships: American Association of University Women (AAUW); from 1914 trustee of Barnard College; president of New York Newspaper Women’s Club; from 1947 director of Reid Foundation
Biographical literature: Elizabeth V. Burt, “Helen Rogers Reid (1882–1970),” in *Women in Communication. A Biographical Sourcebook*, ed. Nancy Signorielli (Westport, CN: Greenwood, 1996), 312–20; Ruth Gruber, *Inside of Time. My Journey from Alaska to Israel* (New York: Carroll & Graf, 2003), esp. 146–57; Richard Kluger, *The Paper. The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune* (New York: Knopf, 1986)