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John Sanborn Phillips (1861 – 1949) attended Knox College in Illinois where he worked on the student newspaper. He met S. S. McClure there and the two went on to found the famous McClure's Magazine in 1893 where he was co-editor.

In 1906, he left McClure's with Ida Tarbell to found The American Magazine.

His grandson Samuel Huntington (son of Richard Thomas Huntington and Dorothy Sanborn Phillips) was a professor at Harvard and well-known post 9/11 author.


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