George Arthur Plimpton Biography

Publisher (1855–1936)
George Arthur Plimpton expanded the educational publishing company Ginn & Co worldwide. He had a renowned collection of manuscripts and books.


George Arthur Plimpton was born on July 13, 1855, in Walpole, Massachusetts on a family farm. He was a book collector and publisher. He became chairman of Ginn & Co in 1914 and expanded the company worldwide. He collected manuscripts and books that recorded the history of education. He died in 1936 in the same town where he was born.


Publisher and book collector, born in Walpole, Massachusetts, USA. As chairman of Ginn & Co (from 1914), he expanded the publishing company worldwide. As an avocation, he assembled a remarkable collection of manuscripts and books illuminating the history of education.

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