The Press: Digester Tichenor

Four years ago William Atkins, naval architect & designer, and Henry Dike Bixby, former commodore of Long Island's Huntington Yacht Club, founded Fore an' Aft, "class nautical magazine," as something of a hobby. Two years ago Charles Lanier Lawrance, Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and John S. Reaves, potent figures in Aviation Country Clubs, decided that a magazine of quality would help interest the wealthy in flying, founded The Sportsman Pilot. Neither magazine made money. Last week both were purchased by gruff-voiced, genial Frank A. Tichenor whose business is publishing, who has made a...

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