Motley, Arthur H.

Motley, Arthur H. (Harrison) (“Red”)

(1900–84) publisher, business executive; born in Minneapolis. He joined Crowell-Collier publishers in 1928, and as publisher of American Magazine (1941–46), he tripled circulation while increasing advertising revenue, a formula he repeated in resuscitating Parade Magazine (president, 1946–70). He was president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (1960–61).
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