Hooper, Franklin Henry

Hooper, Franklin Henry
born Jan. 28, 1862, Worcester, Mass., U.S.
died Aug. 14, 1940, near Saranac Lake, N.Y.

U.S. editor.

He was the brother of Horace Everett Hooper, publisher of Encyclopædia Britannica. He joined the Britannica staff in 1899, and over the next 39 years he was connected with five editions of the Britannica, serving as editor in chief 1932–38.

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▪ American editor
born Jan. 28, 1862, Worcester, Mass., U.S.
died Aug. 14, 1940, near Saranac Lake, N.Y.

      U.S. editor in chief of Encyclopædia Britannica from 1932 to 1938, brother of the Britannica's publisher Horace Everett Hooper.

      In 1899 Hooper joined the staff of the Britannica, in which his brother Horace, James Clarke, and others had acquired an interest. Franklin Hooper was connected with five editions of the Britannica in the ensuing 30 years: associate editor of the 10th edition (1902), managing editor of the 11th (1910–11), and U.S. editor of the 12th (1921–22), 13th (1926), and 14th (1929) editions. He succeeded James Louis Garvin as editor in chief in 1932. Hooper also edited Britannica Junior (first published 1934) and, just before his retirement, the first issue (1938) of the Britannica Book of the Year.

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