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W. C. Heinz (1915 - 2008)

W. C. Heinz (January 11, 1915 – February 27, 2008), born Wilfred Charles Heinz, was an American sportswriter. He was born in Mount Vernon, New York. Newspaper & magazine career Following h...

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Bob Considine (1906 - 1975)

Born in Washington, DC, on November 4, 1906, sportswriting legend Bob Considine was legendary for his speed, accuracy, concentration, and energy as a writer. Considine’s career began at the Wa...

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John F. Kieran (1892 - 1981)

John Francis Kieran (August 2, 1892 – December 9, 1981) was an American author, journalist, amateur naturalist and radio and television personality. Biography A native of The Bronx, Kieran...

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Ring Lardner MP (1885 - 1933)

The famous author, Ring Lardner, was born on March 6, 1885 in Niles, Berrien county, Michigan. His name was derived from the last name of a family friend. A great baseball sportswriter, he is mainly ...

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Liz Carpenter (1920 - 2010)

Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Sutherland Carpenter (September 1, 1920 – March 20, 2010) was a writer, feminist, former reporter, media advisor, speechwriter, political humorist, and public relations ex...

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George Christian (1927 - 2002)

George Eastland Christian (January 1, 1927 - November 27, 2002) was a U.S. journalist and White House press secretary from 1966 to 1969. Career Christian was born in Austin, Texas. After gradua...

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Edgar Stanton Maclay (1863 - 1919)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edgar Stanton Maclay (18 April 1863 Foochow, China – 2 November 1919 Washington, D.C.) was an American journalist and historian. Until her death in 1879...

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Tony Hillerman MP (1925 - 2008)

[ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia] Tony Hillerman (May 27, 1925 – October 26, 2008)[1][2] was an award-winning American author of detective novels and non-fiction works best known for hi...

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Robert W. Patterson Jr. (1850 - 1910)

Robert Wilson Patterson (1850–1910) was an American newspaper editor and publisher. He was born in Chicago, attended Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Illinois, and graduated from Williams Col...

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Walter E. Nixon (1922 - 1998)

notes Cynthia Nixon was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Anne Knoll, an actress from Chicago, Illinois, and Walter E. Nixon, a radio journalist from Texas.[1] From "An only child ...

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Felix Morley (1894 - 1982)

Felix Muskett Morley (January 6, 1894 – March 13, 1982) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from the United States. Biography Morley was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, his father bei...

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Robert William St. John (1902 - 2003)

Robert William St. John (March 9, 1902 – February 6, 2003) was an American author (23 books), broadcaster (NBC Radio) and journalist (AP, etc.). Early life St. John was born in March 9, 19...

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Eliot Janeway (1913 - 1993)

Eliot Janeway (1913—1993), born Eliot Jacobstein, was an influential American economist, journalist and author whose career spanned seven decades. He was an economic advisor to Presidents Fran...

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Maria Austine "Miss Grundy" Snead (1843 - 1888)

The Washington Post March 23, 1888 Miss Snead's Death Miss Austine Snead, popularly known to newspaper readers as Miss Grundy died somewhat suddenly at her residence, 1534 I Street Northwest yester...

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Fayette Clarissa Snead (1826 - 1889)

Buried January 26, 1899. She was the widow of Thomas Snead of Kentucky. She worked for the Louisville, Kentucky Courier Journal as a reporter. She is known for covering the proceedings of the Elector...

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George Washington Crile, III (1945 - 2006)

He was a producer on "60 Minutes" (1968) and produced a documentary for CBS alleging that Gen. William C. Westmoreland and purposely underestimated enemy troop numbers during the Vietnam War. Thi...

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Patricia Burnley Ross (1873 - 1947)

Patricia Ellison, Lady Ross of Balnagown Castle Patricia Burnley Ellison of Louisville, Kentucky, a renowned American beauty, became the second wife of Sir Charles Ross of Balnagown in 1901. This pic...

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Henry Vivian Pierpont Conyngham, 8th Marquess Conyngham MP

The Most Hon. Henry Vivien Pierpont Conyngham, 8th Marquess Conyngham (born 25 May 1951), is an Anglo-Irish nobleman who holds a title in the United Kingdom Peerage of Ireland. The Marquess Conyngham...

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William Dudley Pelley (1890 - 1965)

William Dudley Pelley (March 12, 1890 – June 30, 1965) was an American extremist and spiritualist who founded the Silver Legion in 1933 and ran for President in 1936 for the Christian Party. ...

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John Rich (1917 - 2014)

) John Rich (1917–2014) was a war correspondent for NBC News. Career Rich spent nearly 30 years as a war correspondent for NBC News. A graduate of Bowdoin College, he became a U.S. Marine ...

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<private> Carter

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Josh Billings (1818 - 1885)

Josh Billings was the pen name of 19th-century American humorist Henry Wheeler Shaw (April 21, 1818 – October 14, 1885). Although his reputation has not endured so well with later generations,...

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Ada Elizabeth Chesterton, OBE MP (1869 - 1962)

Publication - 1926 In Darkest London Non-Fiction/Social History/Biography -Hardback: 255 pages – Publisher: The Devonshire Press Occupation 1927 Founded the Central and Cecil Housi...

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William James Stillman (1828 - 1901)

William James Stillman was a noted painter and journalist and was listed in Who's Who in America. William James Stillman served as US Consul in Rome, Italy during 1861-1865 and in Crete during 1865...

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<private> Allen (Pittman)

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"Duffy" Duane W. Lehr (1920 - 1991)

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Marguerite Harrison (1879 - 1967)

Marguerite Elton Harrison (1879–1967) was a reporter, spy, film maker, and translator who was one of the four founding members of the Society of Woman Geographers. Biography Born Marguerit...

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Ralph Lovejoy Meeker (1845 - 1921)

MEEKER, Ralph Lovejoy, was born at Trumball Phalanx, OH, Jan. 26, 1845, son of Nathan Cook and Arvilla Delight (Smith) Meeker, and a descendant of William Meeker, who with his brother came to America...

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Nathan Meeker (1817 - 1879)

Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government. He is noted for his fo...

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Caroline Bancroft (1900 - 1985)

Journalist, Historian & Author A third-generation Coloradan, Caroline Bancroft was born into Colorado’s “upper-crust” society. Describing Denver’s history as “alive...

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Mary Florence Lathrop (1865 - 1951)

In her 85 years, Mary Florence Lathrop enjoyed two successful careers and many significant “firsts,” initially as a newspaper and magazine reporter, then as a lawyer. As a journalist, L...

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Mary Coyle Chase MP (1906 - 1981)

Mary Coyle Chase (25 February 1906 – 20 October 1981) was an American journalist, playwright and children's novelist, known primarily for writing the Broadway play Harvey, later adapted for fi...

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Robert L. Chase (1905 - 1990)

Robert L. Chase was a reporter at the Rocky Mountain News. He was a seasoned, “hard news” reporter, having worked at the Denver Express since 1922, covering the robbery of the US Mint and...

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Thomas Storrow Brown (1803 - 1888)

Thomas Storrow Brown (July 7, 1803 – November 26, 1888) was a journalist, writer, orator, and revolutionary in Lower Canada (present-day Quebec). Biography Born in St. Andrews, New Brunswi...

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Colonel Leonidas L. Polk (CSA) (1837 - 1892)

Leonidas Lafayette Polk (April 24, 1837 – June 11, 1892), or L.L. Polk, was an American farmer, journalist and political figure. Biography He was born in Anson County, North Carolina. L....

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William Emerson (1923 - 2009)

) William Austin "Bill" Emerson Jr. (February 28, 1923 – August 25, 2009) was an American journalist who covered the civil rights era as Newsweek's first bureau chief assigned to cover the Sou...

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Richard Ruegg Kershaw (1934 - 2014)

British reporter, broadcaster, journalist, &c.

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<private> Parry

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<private> Ridley

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Hon. Theodore Dwight, M.C. (1764 - 1846)

) Theodore Dwight (1762-1846) was a lawyer and newspaper man in Hartford, CT. He represented his district in the US Congress (1809-15), then moved to New York, where he founded "The New York Daily Ad...

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Curtis Bill Pepper (1917 - 2014)

Curtis Bill Pepper (August 30, 1917 – April 4, 2014) was an American journalist and author. Pepper was Newsweek's Mediterranean bureau chief in Rome from 1957 to 1969. He also worked for Edwar...

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Louis McHenry Howe (1871 - 1936)

Louis McHenry Howe (January 14, 1871 – April 18, 1936) was an American reporter for the New York Herald best known for acting as an early political advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. ...

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<private> Lean

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<private> Catling

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Susan Watson (deceased)

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Susan Barnes Crosland (1927 - 2011)

Journalist and novelist.

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Mark Skinner Watson (deceased)

Defence correspondent for the Baltimore Sun.

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Charles Frederick Moberly Bell MP (1847 - 1911)

1901 Census Charles F M Bell - M 53 Manager of the Times Newspaper, born Egypt References and Sources

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Sir Linton Andrews (1886 - 1972)

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Sir Nicholas Lloyd MP

Lloyd is a former British newspaper editor and broadcaster.

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<private> Linacre

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Sir David Frost, OBE MP (1939 - 2013)

"Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host. After graduating from Cambridge Unive...

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<private> Brooks (Wade)

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<private> Dimbleby

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Katherine Poole (deceased)

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Margaret Hitt (1922 - 2003)

Margaret Peavy Hitt was a career newpaperwoman, a rarity during her era. According to Margaret's obituary, she was actually following in her mother's footsteps. Katherine McGaw Peavy Poole was one of t...

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Jonathan Dimbleby MP

Jonathan is a British presenter of current affairs and political radio and television programmes, a political commentator and a writer. He is the son of Richard Dimbleby and younger brother of British ...

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<private> Gascoigne

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George Lowther Steer (1909 - 1944)

George Lowther Steer (1909 – 25 December 1944) was a South African-born British journalist, author and war correspondent who reported on wars preceding World War II, especially the Second Ital...

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Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1824 - 1881)

Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1824 – 20 December 1881) was an English journalist. Life He was natural son of Richard Grenville, second duke of Buckingham and Chandos. Born in 1824, he ma...

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Miles Beresford Kington (1941 - 2008)

Miles Beresford Kington (13 May 1941 – 30 January 2008) was a British journalist, musician (a double bass player for Instant Sunshine and other groups) and broadcaster. Early life He was b...

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Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy (1919 - 2009)

Sir Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy (3 November 1919 – 18 October 2009) was a British journalist, broadcaster, humanist and author best known for re-examining cases such as the Lindbergh kidnap...

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<private> Flanders

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<private> Flanders

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Claud Cockburn (1904 - 1981)

Francis Claud Cockburn of Brook Lodge, Youghal, County Cork, Munster, Ireland[1] ( /ˈkoʊbərn/ KOH-bərn; 12 April 1904 – 15 December 1981) was a British journalist. ...

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Alexander Claud Cockburn (1941 - 2012)

Alexander Claud Cockburn ( /ˈkoʊbərn/ KOH-bərn; 6 June 1941 – 21 July 2012) was an Irish American political journalist and writer. Cockburn was brought up in Irelan...

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Hugh Chisholm (1866 - 1924)

Hugh Chisholm (22 February 1866 – 29 September 1924) was a British journalist, and editor of the 10th, 11th and 12th editions of the Encyclopædia Britannica. He was born in London, a ...

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Perceval Landon (1868 - 1927)

Perceval Landon (1868-1927) was an English writer and journalist, now best remembered for his classic and much reprinted ghost story "Thurnley Abbey". Family His first name was the surname of his...

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Auberon Alexander Waugh (1939 - 2001)

Auberon Alexander Waugh ( /ˈɔːbərən ˈwɔː/; 17 November 1939 – 16 January 2001) was a British author and journalist, son of the novelist ...

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William Reed (1842 - 1913)

Editor and proprietor, Taunton Mass Daily Gazette. His paternal ancestors settled in Woburn, early in the Colonial period, and several generations resided in Newbury and Newburyport ... Harvard gra...

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Loudon Wainwright, Jr. (1924 - 1988)

. Loudon Snowden Wainwright, Jr. (December 16, 1924 – December 12, 1988) was an American writer. He is the father of folk singer Loudon Wainwright III and singer Sloan Wainwright, and grandfat...

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James David Bourchier (1850 - 1920)

James David Bourchier (18 December 1850 Bruff, County Limerick - 30 December 1920 Sofia, Bulgaria) (his last name is frequently misspelled as Boucher, Baucher or Bauchar) was an Irish journalist and ...

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Lady Jeanne Campbell MP (1928 - 2007)

Lady Jeanne Louise Campbell (10 December 1928 – 9 June 2007) was a British socialite and foreign correspondent who wrote for the Evening Standard in the 1950s and 1960s. See more:

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Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (1908 - 1944)

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (31 August 1908 – 12 February 1944) was a leading English sportsman, aviator, explorer and author. Born at his parents' home in Regent's Park, London, Gandar-Dower...

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Norman Podhoretz MP

Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Norman B. Podhoretz (January 16, 1930) is an American neoconservative pundit and writer for Commentary magazine. Biographical Highlights From Hudson Institute Norman Podhoretz is editor-at-large ...

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John Podhoretz MP

John Mordechai Podhoretz (born April 18, 1961) is an American writer. He is the editor of Commentary and writes the Letter from the Editor column. He was one of the founders of the Weekly Standard and ...

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Ruthie Blum MP

Ruthie Blum is an American-Israeli journalist, columnist and former features editor of the Jerusalem Post. Ruthie Blum-Leibowitz is the daughter of Commentary editor Norman Podhoretz. She graduated fro...

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Robin René Roberts MP

New York, New York, United States

Robin René Roberts (born November 23, 1960) is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. After growing up in Mississippi and attendi...

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Miriam Michelson (1870 - 1942)

Miriam Michelson (1870-1942) was an American journalist and writer. From Miriam Michelson was born in the mining town of Calaveras, California, in 1870. She was the seventh of eight children of Sam...

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Fred CIAMPA (1921 - 1973)

Fred Ciampa was the writer of a sports column in the Boston Traveler, and the Boston Record American from 1950s till his death in 1973.

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Byron Price (1891 - 1981)

Byron Price (1891–1981) was director of the U.S. Office of Censorship during World War II. Life Price was born near Topeka, Indiana on 25 March 1891. He was a magazine editor at Topeka Hig...

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A. Homer Byington (1826 - 1910)

Aaron Homer Byington (July 23, 1826 – December 29, 1910) was the U.S. Consul in Naples from 1897 to 1907. He was a newspaper publisher and editor. He also represented Norwalk in the Connecticu...

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Eliza Griswold MP

Eliza Griswold (born February 9, 1973) is an award-winning American journalist and poet. She is a fellow at the New America Foundation and won a 2010 Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and ...

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Pia Lindström MP

She is the first child of actress Ingrid Bergman and Dr. Aron Petter Lindström. Pia was greatly affected by the scandal between her mother and the Italian director Roberto Rossellini. Her moth...

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William Montgomery McGovern (1897 - 1964)

William Montgomery McGovern (September 28, 1897 – December 12, 1964) was an American adventurer, Northwestern University professor, anthropologist and journalist. He was possibly an inspiratio...

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Archibald Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Earl of Ava (1863 - 1900)

Archibald James Leofric Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Earl of Ava (28 July 1863–11 January 1900), was a lieutenant in the 17th Lancers and a fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute. He was a ...

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The Right Honourable Leopold Amery CH (1873 - 1955)

Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery CH (22 November 1873 – 16 September 1955), usually known as Leo Amery or L. S. Amery, was a British Conservative Party politician and journalist, noted f...

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Peter Fleming (1907 - 1971)

) Robert Peter Fleming, OBE (31 May 1907 – 18 August 1971) was a British adventurer and travel writer. He was the elder brother of Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. Early life Peter Flem...

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Austine Byrne Hearst (1920 - 1991)

Hearst journalist Austine McDonnelle was known as "The Most Magnificent Doll Among American Newspaperwomen". She also screen tested for the role of Melanie Wilkes in the motion picture Gone with the Wi...

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John Bertram Oakes (1913 - 2001)

John Bertram Oakes (April 23, 1913 – April 5, 2001) was an iconoclastic and influential U.S. journalist known for his early commitment to the environment, civil rights, and opposition to the V...

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Penn Kimball (1915 - 2013)

Penn Townsend Kimball II (October 12, 1915 – November 8, 2013) was an American journalist and college professor at Columbia University, most notable for suing the American Government in the mi...

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Charles Cummings Collingwood (1917 - 1985)

) Charles Collingwood (June 4, 1917 – October 3, 1985) was a television newscaster. Born in Three Rivers, Michigan, Collingwood graduated from Deep Springs College and Cornell University and...

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Hon Annabel Freyberg (1961 - 2013)

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Henry Otis Dwight (1843 - 1917)

Henry Otis Dwight, LL.D. (1843–1917), was an American Congregational missionary. Biography He was born in Constantinople, Turkey, the son of Harrison Gray Otis Dwight. He entered Ohio Wesl...

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Eliza Ann Wetherby Otis (1833 - 1904)

Eliza Ann Wetherby Otis (1833-1904) was a Los Angeles philanthropist and a writer for the Los Angeles Times. As a member of the staff at the Times working at such departments as "Woman and Home" and ...

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Julius Chambers, F.R.G.S (1850 - 1920)

Julius Chambers, F.R.G.S., (November 21, 1850 - February 12, 1920) was an American author, editor, journalist, travel writer, and activist against psychiatric abuse. Life and works Julius Chamber...

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Alfred Henry Lewis (1855 - 1914)

Alfred Henry Lewis (January 20, 1855 – December 23, 1914) was an American investigative journalist, lawyer, novelist, editor, and short story writer. Alfred Henry Lewis, the son of Isaac Lew...

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Robert Wynne, U.S. Postmaster General (1851 - 1922)

Robert John Wynne (November 18, 1851 – March 11, 1922) was an American who served as United States Postmaster General from 1904 to 1905, and as Consul General at the American embassy in the Un...

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Stewart Alsop (1914 - 1974)

Stewart Johonnot Oliver Alsop (May 17, 1914 – May 26, 1974) was an American newspaper columnist and political analyst. Early life Born and raised in Avon, Connecticut from an old Yankee fa...

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Joseph Alsop (1910 - 1989)

Joseph Wright Alsop V (October 10, 1910 – August 28, 1989) was an American journalist and syndicated newspaper columnist from the 1930s through the 1970s. Early years Alsop was born in Avo...

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