Biography of Edward William Bok


Bok, Edward William. Born in Helder, Holland, 1863. Came to the United States at the age of 6. Educated at Brooklyn public schools. Stenographer with Western Union Telegraph Co.; Henry Holt & Co., 1884-85; Scribner's 1885-88. Editor of "The Ladies' Home Journal," 1889-1919; vice-president, "The Curtis Publishing Co. Author: "The Young Man in Business" and "Successward."