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1928 Born Oct. 2, St. Louis, Mo.

1940s Navy photographer

1951 Duke University, B.A. in political science

1951-57 Reporter, Life

1957-62 Features editor, Esquire

1963-67 Editor, New York, the New York Herald Tribune Sunday magazine. When the paper folded, Mr. Felker bought the magazine with his severance

1968-77 Founder, editor and CEO, New York magazine

1974-77 Editor in chief-CEO, Village Voice

1977 Founder, New West

1978-81 Editor and publisher, Esquire

1979-83 Owner, The Advertiser, Napa Valley, Calif.

1980-82 Producer, Twentieth Century Fox

1981-82 Editor, New York Daily News "Tonight" edition

1983-84 Editor, East Side Express

1982-85 Editor, Adweek

1986-87 Consulting editor, U.S. News & World Report

1987-92 Editor, Manhattan inc. and later M magazine

1989-91 Owner, Battery News, Manhattan

1994- Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism

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