Stewart M. Ogilvy

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"Stewart M. Ogilvy (1914-1985) was a former Fortune magazine editor active in the formation of world federation and environmental organizations. He held several posts in the California based environmental group, the Sierra Club, and was an organizer of its Atlantic Chapter, the first chapter outside of California. In 1969 he helped incorporate the environmental organization, the Friends of the Earth, along with fellow environmentalist and Sierra Club member, David Brower. Brower had left the Sierra Club due to disagreements with club administrators." [1]

"At the time of his death, Ogilvy was honorary president of Friends of the Earth and a director of the American Movement for World Government...

"He was a founder of the World Government News, a monthly newsmagazine that until 1951 was the organ for groups interested in federal union of the world's democratic countries.

"After the magazine ceased publication, he moved to Time Inc. in 1952, and for 17 years worked with Fortune and Architectural Forum." [2]

His wife was Avis Ogilvy Moore.

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