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Name  Henry Regnery

Henry Regnery Henry Regnery The Philadelphia Society
Died  1996, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Education  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University
Books  Creative Chicago, Memoirs of a dissident publisher, A few reasonable words, The Cliff Dwellers

Henry Regnery (January 5, 1912 – June 18, 1996) was an American publisher.


Early life

Henry Regnery was born on January 5, 1912 in Hinsdale, Illinois, the next to youngest of five children of Frances Susan Thrasher and William Henry Regnery, a wealthy textile manufacturer. He obtained a degree in mechanical engineering from MIT in 1934, and an M.A. from Harvard University, where he worked with Joseph Schumpeter. He also studied at Armour Institute of Technology, and from 1934 to 1936 at the University of Bonn. Shortly after, he became a member of the America First Committee.


Regnery financed the creation of Human Events in 1944. His publishing company, the Henry Regnery Company, now known as Regnery Publishing, would go on to publish two conservative classics, William F. Buckley's God and Man at Yale (1951) and Russell Kirk's The Conservative Mind (1953).


Regnery was a member of the American Conservatory of Music and the Chicago Literary Club. He was for a time the He was a trustee of Shimer College in the early 1960s. Regnery was the president of the Philadelphia Society.

Death and legacy

Regnery died in Chicago on June 18, 1996, of complications of brain surgery. His papers are kept at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

His son is lawyer, author and publisher Alfred S. Regnery.


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