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Donald C. McGraw

McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

1953 - 1966

Publishing & Print Media

1950 b. 1897
Born-Died1897 - 1974
BirthplaceNew Jersey (NJ)
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1950

McGraw initiated a period of diversification and expansion for McGraw-Hill, moving beyond book and magazine publishing. He orchestrated the successful acquisition of three industry reference sources: Standard & Poor’s Corporation, F. W. Dodge Corporation, and Platt’s. During his tenure, McGraw-Hill produced topnotch market return rates for 5 consecutive years. Between 1956-60, it was among the top 50 U.S. performing companies.