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CHAPTER 17. By Leaps and Bounds
1902-1904When Dr. Culbertson was editor, he had called to assist him a young relative by marriage named Will C. Braun. With the retirement of Dr. Culbertson, Mr. Braun remained as advertising clerk with a salary in 1898 of $1,500 a year. The value of the services of Mr. Braun, who advanced gradually to the position of Advertising and Circulation Manager and then in 1924 to the position of Business Manager of the American Medical Association, cannot be overestimated. He grew with the Association. At the time of his retirement in 1946 he had seen the annual income from advertising increase from under $10,000 a year in 1898 to $1,750,000 in 1946.With the incumbency of Dr. George H. Simmons as editor, Will Braun became the editorial right-hand. Many of the most significant steps taken by the Association in the development of the periodicals,
FISHBEIN M. HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. JAMA. 1947;133(9):605–613. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.62880090001007
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