Herbert Berridge Elliston

Washington, DC, United States

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Herbert Berridge Elliston

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Wakefield, Yorkshire, Britain (UK)
Death: January 22, 1957 (61)
Immediate Family:

Son of Fredrick Thomas Elliston and Elizabeth Berridge
Husband of Joanne Bird Shaw
Father of Peter Berridge Elliston and Mike Shaw Elliston
Brother of Hilda Elliston; Fred Elliston and Harold W. Elliston

Managed by: Amos Eagle Elliston
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About Herbert Berridge Elliston

From: http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/e/elliston_h.htm

Herbert Elliston (1895-1957) was an American journalist, winner of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Editorial Writing. Born in England, Elliston served in the Royal Horse Artillery and subsequently was foreign correspondent for a number of British newspapers. Around 1920 he took a position as foreign correspondent with the New York Herald; he later began to write editorials for that publication. From 1930 to 1940 he was financial editor and columnist for the Christian Science Monitor, and from 1940-1953 he was editorial page editor for the Washington Post. After his retirement in 1953, he continued to write a regular Sunday column for the Post until his death.

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Herbert Berridge Elliston's Timeline

November 11, 1895
Wakefield, Yorkshire, Britain (UK)
August 7, 1942
Age 46
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
January 22, 1957
Age 61