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  • Walter Eager Hapgood

    Born: February 18, 1873, Worchester, MA
    Died: April 11, 1949, Boston, MA, age 75,---d. in a Boston hospital after a lingering illness.

    Boston sports writer;
    Worcester, MA, 6-year old, (June 11, 1880 census)
    Worcester, MA, sporting editor, (June 11, 1900 census)
    Winthrop, MA, newspaper, editor, (April 28, 1910 census)(listed Walter H. Hapgood)
    Braintree, MA, Business manager, ball club, (January 20, 1920 census)
    Worcester Spy, reporter
    Boston Transcript
    Boston Herald, sports editor
    Boston Traveler, sports editor, 1911 - July 31, 1915
    Boston Braves, secretary/business manager, July 31, 1915 - 1920
    Rochester baseball club (International League), 1920 - 1926
    Montreal Royals (baseball club in International League), business manager, 1926 - 1931
    Omaha baseball club (Western League), 1932
    Horsemen's News, editor (monthly publication sponsored by the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.

    Father: Walter I., born Massachusetts, around 1840; Mother: Sarah T., born Massachusetts, May, 1844; Wife: Esther, born Iowa, around 1886; Son: John B., born Massachusettts, around 1906;

    Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-09-2013, 07:29 PM.


    • Albert Curtis Garber---AKA Gabby Garber

      Born: October 3, 1922, North Webster, Indiana
      Died: March 8, 2009, Warsaw, Indiana, age 86

      Warsaw (Indiana) sports editor;
      Warsaw, IN, 7-year old, (April 21, 1930 census)(listed A. Curtis Garber)
      Warsaw, IN, 17-year old, (April 4, 1940 census)(listed Curtis Garber)
      Attended Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
      Warsaw Daily News (IN), sports writer
      Warsaw Times-Union (IN), sports editor, 1946 - 1954, editor, 1954 - 1987

      Father: Avery L., born Indiana, around 1898; Mother: Blanche E., born Indiana, around 1901; Wife: Venetta (Peg) Rydquist, married Gabby on September 14, 1947 in Warsaw, IN;

      Albert Curtis "Gabby" Garber, 86, of 1304 E. Market St., Warsaw, IN, died on 3/8/2009 at 9 AM at At his residence. He was born on October 3, 1922 in North Webster, IN.

      Wife - Peg Garber
      1 Son - Jon (Jane) Garber
      3 Daughters - Lana Garber, Janet Bilyew, Sue (Mike) sands
      4 Grandchildren - Brock Bilyew, Brittany Dershem, Amber Feltner, Lance Sands
      3 Greatgrandchildren - Schuyler Walters, Taryn Dershem, Taylor Dershem
      1 Sister - Buthene Fuller

      Preceded by his grandson Jason Lance Bilyew & 1 sister Helen Fisher. He was a member of American Legion Post#49, Rozella Ford Golf Course & Stonehenge Bridge Club.

      He was active in the Baker Youth Club, Warsaw Little League (Presenter of the Avery Pat Garber Award). He was an avid Chicago White Sox & Warsaw Sports fan. He attended Purdue University, was in the Purdue Glee Club. Served in WWII as a communication specialist from 1942-1946.

      He was the sports editor for the Times Union for 8 years, then the Editor for 33 years before retiring in 1987. On September 14, 1947 in Warsaw, IN he married Venetta (Peg) Rydquist.
      Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-08-2013, 11:08 AM.


      • William McDonough---AKA Will McDonough

        Born: July 6, 1935
        Died: January 9, 2003, Hingham, MA, age 67,---d. heart attack at home, Myocardial infarction

        Boston sports writer;
        Graduated Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
        Boston Globe, copy boy, 1955 - 1960, sports writer, 1960 - 2003

        William "Will" McDonough (July 6, 1935–January 9, 2003) was an American sportswriter for the Boston Globe.

        McDonough attended the English High School of Boston, where he starred in baseball as a pitcher and in football as a quarterback. After graduating from Northeastern University he started at the Boston Globe as a copy boy in 1955, becoming a sportswriter in 1960.

        McDonough became a hero among Boston sportswriters after a 1979 altercation with Patriots cornerback Raymond Clayborn, in which McDonough leveled Clayborn after Clayborn had poked him in the eye.

        McDonough's TV experience included a stint as part of NBC's NFL Live pregame show from 1991-1993.

        McDonough regularly referred to Roger Clemens as the "Texas Con Man" during Clemens' tenure with the Boston Red Sox.

        He died of a heart attack at his home in Hingham, Massachusetts at age 67.

        McDonough retired from the newspaper in 2001 but continued to write a weekly column for the Globe.

        One of his sons, Sean McDonough is a sportscaster for ESPN. His other son, Terry McDonough, is Director of Player Personnel for the Jacksonville Jaguars in the National Football League.

        Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-08-2013, 10:48 AM.


        • Charles Summer Sherman---AKA Cy Sherman

          Born: March 10, 1871, Villisca, IA
          Died: May 22, 1951, Lincoln, NE, age 80,---d. in a hospital at Lincoln, Neb.

          Nebraska sports editor;
          Glenwood, IA, 9-year old, (July 1, 1880 census)(listed Chas. S. Sherman)
          Lincoln, NE, editor, (June, 1900 census)
          Lincoln, NE, newspaper, telegraph editor, (April 19, 1910 census)
          Lincoln, NE, newspaper writer, (January 7, 1920 census)
          Lincoln, NE, daily paper, sports editor, (April 8, 1930 census)(listed Charle S Sherman)
          Lincoln, NE, newspaper, sports editor, (April 12, 1940 census)
          With his father in newspaper business in Plattsmouth,
          Lincoln Call, reporter, 1895 - 1897
          Deadwood & Lead, reporter
          Lincoln Journal, reporter & telegraph editor, 1897 - 1915
          Lincoln Star (NE), 1899? - 1930, sports editor, 1930 - 1946
          Western League, secretary, 1947 - ?

          Father: Charles Wheelan, born Richland County, OH, June 6, 1841, died Los Angeles, CA, January, 1921 (editor); Mother: Orilla Groom, born Marion County, Iowa, August 26, 1842, died Plattamouth, Nebraska, May 31, 1900; Wife: Nancy Ada Moore, born Iowa, October 31, 1870;

          Charles "Cy" Sherman is known as the "father of the Cornhuskers" after giving the Nebraska Cornhuskers Football team the name Cornhuskers in 1899. During the 1890 through 1899 seasons, the Huskers had been called multiple names including Treeplanters, Rattlesnake Boys, Antelopes, Old Gold Knights and Bugeaters. The school was changing its school colors to scarlet and cream in 1892 and the Old Gold Knights no longer made sense. By 1892, the team's most commonly used nickname was the Bugeaters, named after the insect-devouring bull bats.

          Charles "Cy" Sherman was writing for the Nebraska State Journal in 1899 and was the first to use the name Cornhuskers to refer to Nebraska, which would become the only used name for the team in 1900. The reason for the change was that Sherman thought the name Bugeaters was unglamorous and was tired of referring to the Nebraska teams with that name. Sherman then became the sports editor of The Lincoln Star, later on and was made an honorary member of the Nebraska letterman's club for his contribution. He would help originate the Associated Press Poll for ranking football teams several years later

          Charles Summer Sherman, newspaperman, has lived in this state for the past 50 years, and has been prominent in the newspaper life of his community. He was born at Villisca, Iowa, March 10, 1871, the son of Charles Wheelan and Orilla (Groom) Sherman. His father, a newspaper publisher and editor, was born in Richland County, Ohio, June 6, 1841, and died at Los Angeles, in January 1921. He served as a member of the Third Iowa Cavalry for over three years during the Civil War. His ancestors emigrated from England in the 17th century, and his paternal great-grandfather was a soldier in the New Jersey troops during the Revolution.

          Orilla Sherman, mother of Charles S. Sherman, was born in Marion County, Iowa, August 26, 1842, and died at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, May 31, 1900. Her family, of Scotch, Irish, and English extraction, in America for many generations.

          Mr. Sherman first attended the public schools of Glenwood, Iowa, and in 1887 was graduated from the Plattsmouth High School. He has always been in the newspaper business and for 16 years has been sports editor of the Lincoln Star. Mr. Sherman first named the Nebraska University's athletic teams the Cornhuskers, a title by which they are known throughout the inter-collegiate sports world today. He is a member of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, the Lincoln University Club and the Nebraskana Society. His favorite sport is billiards, and his hobby is landscape gardening and beautifying his home.

          His marriage to Nancy Ada Moore was solemnized at Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, August 16, 1893. Mrs. Sherman was born at Davenport, October 31, 1870; her ancestry is Scotch-Irish.

          Mr. Sherman is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge Number 80, of Lincoln. He is a Democrat. Residence: Lincoln
          Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-08-2013, 10:33 AM.


          • Caspar William Whitney

            Born: September 2, 1861, Boston, MA
            Died: January 18, 1929, Irving-on-the-Hudson, NY, age 64

            New York sports writer;
            Brooklyn, NY, 8-year old, (July 21, 1870 census)
            New York, NY, journalist, (June 2, 1900 census)
            New York, NY, editor, (April 25, 1910 census)
            Eastchester, NY, newspaper journalist, (January 17, 1920 census)
            Attended St. Matthew's College (California),
            War correspondent (Cuba, 1898)
            Harper's staff, 1888-1900, writer on outdoor sports,
            Outing Magazine, 1900-09, editor
            Collier's Outdoor America, 1909,
            Recreation, 1913;
            Mexico, 1914;

            Husband: J. Henry, born Massachusetts, around 1833; Amelia D., born Massachusetts, around 1842; Wife 1: Anna Childs, married in 1889; Wife 2: Cora Adele Chase, born Illinois, January 1874, married Caspar in 1897; Wife 3: Florence E. Canfield (married June 4, 1909); Daughter: Faith Canfield; Daughter: Phoebe Chloe.

            Caspar William Whitney (September 2, 1864 – January, 18 1929) was an American author, editor, explorer, and war correspondent. He originated the concept of the All-American team in college football in 1889 when he worked for Harper's Magazine.

            From 1900, he was an owner and editor-in-chief of the monthly Outing magazine, which promoted the outdoors and sporting pursuits, as well as a good deal of adventure fiction; authors included Jack London and Clarence E. Mulford. He was a founding member of The Explorers Club (1904) after expeditions in North and South America. He declared bankruptcy in 1910.

            As a sports journalist he was an advocate of athletic amateurism and was a member of the International Olympic Committee (1900–1905) and the American Olympic Committee (President 1906–1910). He wrote on a wide range of subjects including big-game hunting, inter collegiate sporting contests (especially football and baseball), amateur versus professional contests, and the Olympic games. In the early 1900s, he edited "The American Sportsman's Library," a quality series of 16 volumes.

            Whitney testified in a lawsuit against him that he earned a salary of $8,000 (nearly $200,000 inflation adjusted to 2008) for editing Outing and $1,500 (about $35,000 inflation adjusted) for editing the American Sportsman's Library.

            Whitney married three times: Anna Childs in 1889, Cora Adele Chase in 1897 and Florence Canfield in 1909. The latter was the daughter of the colorful miner and industrialist Charles Canfield (the subject of a Whitney biography). She participated in founding the League of Women Voters and remained active politically until her death in a motor vehicle accident in 1941.

            Musk Ox, Bison, Sheep and Goat
            The Flowing Road: Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America
            What's the Matter with Mexico?
            A Sporting Pilgrimage Riding to the Hounds, Golf, Rowing, Football, Club and University Athletics. Studies in English Sports
            Adventuring Along The Upper Orinoco This is not a book but an article, ad or vintage paper item
            Charles Adelbert Canfield
            Golf in the Old Country
            Guns, Ammunition, and Tackle
            Hawaiian America: Something of Its History, Resources, and Prospects
            Jungle Trails and Jungle People: Travel, Adventure and Observation in the Far East
            On Snow Shoes to the Barren Grounds. An account of a journey on foot to the frozen North to hunt musk - ox and the various Indian tribes which would be encountered en route. A 5 - part article.
            Riding to Hounds in England
            The Golfer's Conquest of America. In Harper's Monthly October 1897 issue
            The Santiago Campaign. The Spanish American conflict - an account.

            L-R: R. H. Davis, Stephen Bonsal, Caspar Whitney, Frederic Remington.-------------------------------------------------------------------------Caspar and wife.
            Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-08-2013, 09:29 AM.


            • Charles Goodyear Seymour

              Born: November 26, 1862, Genoa, Cayuga County, NY
              Died: May 18, 1901, El Paso, TX, age 37---d. Had been ill with Tuberculosis for several months, and had sought El Paso climate to prolong his life.

              Chicago sports writer;
              Racine, WI, works in printing office, (June 10, 1880 census)
              Chicago, IL, managing editor(June 13, 1900 census)
              Chicago Times, 1881? - ?
              Chicago Herald, news writer / night editor
              Chicago Chronicle, editorial staff / managing editor

              Mother: Louisa M., born New York, around 1828; Wife: Madaline, born Wisconsin, January, 1863; Daughter: Grace, born Illinois, August, 1883; Daughter: Mabel, born Illinois, December, 1886; Daughter: Helen, December, 1886; Son: Horatio, born Illinois, August, 1891; Daughter: Ruth, born Illinois, born Illinois, May, 1893.

              His brother Horatio is publisher of the Chicago Chronicle.

              Sitting in foreground, 3rd from left.

              Los Angeles Times' obituary, May 10, 1901, pp. C8.---------Washington Post obituary, May 10, 1901, pp. 4.

              Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-08-2013, 09:16 AM.


              • Michael Joseph Coppage---AKA Joe Coppage

                Born: May 10, 1911, Moberly, MO
                Died: April 22, 1964, St. Louis, MO, age 52,---d. after an abdominal operation at Incarnate Word Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

                St. Louis sports writer / editor;
                St. Louis, MO, 8-year old, (January 12, 1920 census)
                St. Louis, MO, newspaper reporter, (April 4, 1930 census)
                St. Louis, MO, make-up editor, daily newspaper, (April 17, 1940 census)
                St. Louis Star-Times, editor, 1926 - June 15, 1951
                St. Louis Sporting News editor, January, 1952 - 1964

                Father: John, born Illinois, around 1881; Mother: Catherine, born Missouri, around 1883;

                Sporting News' obituary, May 9, 1964, pp. 38.
                Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-07-2013, 02:57 PM.


                • Walter Herbert Eckersall

                  Born: June 17, 1883, Chicago, IL
                  Died: March 24, 1930, Chicago, IL, age 46---d. died in his room at downtown club after heart attack. Had been in ill health for a year and felt badly for a few days.

                  Chicago sports writer;
                  (Chicago, IL, 16-year old, (June 6, 1900 census)
                  Chicago, IL, newspaper, reporter, (April 15, 1910 census)
                  Chicago, IL, newspaper, reporter, (January 5, 1920 census)
                  University of Chicago, (football star)
                  Chicago Tribune, sports writer, (specialized in football)

                  Father: Walter, born England, January, 1847; Mother: Mary (Minnie), born Vermont, August, 1850;

                  Had been elite football player, especially a kicker. Retired from the gridiron in 1906.

                  Walter Eckersall (June 17, 1886 - March 24, 1930) Eckersall led Hyde Park High School to a National Championship in 1903. He also set the IL record for the 100 yard dash at 10 seconds, a record which stood for 25 years. It was also a national HS record. Heavily recruited by colleges, Eckersall attended the University of Chicago and led them to a Championship with a legendary win over undefeated University of Michigan. The final score was 2-0. After college, Eckersall remained a football icon as a ref and sports writer for the Chicago Tribune. Knute Rockne was especially fond of Eckersall.
                  Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-07-2013, 02:24 PM.


                  • Samuel Levy

                    Born: March 21, 1895, London, England
                    Died: August 6, 1955, Shorewood, (Milwaukee suburb), WI, age 60,---d. heart attack at home, was ill 4 years

                    Milwaukee sports writer;
                    Milwaukee, WI, 15-year old, (April 19, 1910 census)(listed Sam)
                    Milwaukee, WI, newspaper, editor, (January 9, 1920 census)
                    Milwaukee, WI, newspaper journalist, (April 10, 1930 census)
                    Shorewood, WI, Newspaper publishing, journalist, (April 17, 1940 census)
                    Family arrived in US, 1904
                    Milwaukee Journal, 1911 - 1955, (office boy, February, 1911; cub reporter; baseball writer, 1918 - 1955.)
                    1st Milwaukee radio announcer, 1926.

                    Father: Henry, born Warsaw, Poland, around 1872; Mother: Sarah, born Warsaw, Poland, around 1873; Wife: Rebecca, born Wisconsin, around 1901; Son: Earl K., born Wisconsin, around 13-year old; Sam married Rebecca in 1924.

                    Sam achieved his life's dream of being a major league baseball writer when the Boston Braves relocated to Milwaukee for the 1953 season. He became Milwaukee's first radio announcer in 1926.

                    Sporting News' obituary, August 17, 1955, pp. 18.
                    Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-07-2013, 02:00 PM.


                    • Ernest Edward Dalton

                      Born: June 28, 1905, Boston, MA
                      Died: May 1, 1971, Boston, MA, age 65,---d. stomach aneurysm

                      Boston sports writer;
                      4 year old, lived Boston, MA, (April 25, 1910 census)
                      Boston, MA, 10-year old, (January 2, 1920 census)
                      Somerville, MA, newspaper, reporter, (April 7, 1930 census)
                      Medford, MA, newspaper, sports writer, (April 5, 1940 census)
                      Boston Globe sports writer, 1923 - 1970

                      Father: Harold E., born Massachusetts around 1881; Mother: Ethel Mariah Bell, born England, around 1884. Sister: Ethel, born Massachusetts, around 1916; Wife: Lena C. Castellano. Wife: Evelyhn, born Massachusetts, around 1910;

                      Ernie started at the Globe pretty much straight from high school (South Boston High) and worked there as an errand boy, "gofer," floor sweeper, typesetter, fact checker, etc. up to the time he eventually was on staff as a reporter. Ultimately, he was made editor of schoolboy sports.

                      Sporting News' obituary, May 22, 1971, pp. 4.

                      Sitting at his desk at the Boston Globe.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Aunt Lena, Ernie Dalton, Ethel's husband, Andy Vitello, Ethel Dalton Vitello (Ernie's sister), 1950's.

                      The Ernest Dalton Memorial Award Trophy.----------Boston Globe obituary, May 2, 1971, pp. 75.

                      Last edited by Bill Burgess; 10-26-2013, 11:55 AM.


                      • Joseph Curtis Buddendorf

                        Born: September 27, 1848, Cincinnati, OH
                        Died: July 16, 1914, Houston, TX, age 65,---d. at home in Houston, TX of apolexy.

                        Sports writer;
                        New Orleans, LA, Railroad clerk, (June 9, 1880 census)
                        Houston, TX, cashier of Oil Well, (April 29, 1910 census)
                        New Orleans, Secretary of Southern club
                        cashier of the Merchants and Planters' Oil Co.
                        Sporting Life, Houston correspondent
                        Settled in Houston area around 1879

                        Father: Francis Carr Yeatman, born Germany; Mother: Augusta Wilhelmine Buddendorff, born Germany; Wife: Mary Alice Youngst, born Texas, 1874; Son: Joseph Schoolcraft, born Houston, TX, 1891; Daughter: Nettie Wilma, born Houston, TX, December 3, 1899, died Dallas, TX, June 30, 1994; Son: Richard Herman, born Houston, TX, January 11, 1903, died Dallas, TX, January 4, 1977; Wife 1: Emily Henrietta Schmidt, born New Orleans, LA, November 17, 1850, died May 10, 1889, Houston TX; Wife 2: Amelia Yost, born Vicksburg, MI, died Houston, TX.

                        Sporting Life obituary, July 25, 1914, pp. 21.
                        Last edited by Bill Burgess; 01-04-2014, 10:16 AM.


                        • Joseph A. Giuliotti---AKA Joe Giuliotti

                          Born: May 2, 1934
                          Died: Still Alive

                          Boston sports writer;
                          Boston Herald, (30 years), 1973? - 1994?

                          Joe came in 3rd in the voting for the Spink Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2010 and 2011. He wrote the weekly Red Sox column for the Sporting News for a number of years, September 29, 1979 to March 3, 1997.

                          August 26, 1976: Boston sports writers vs. announcers: Jim Morse interviews 3 Boston writers: Joe Giuliotti, Larry Claflin & Tim Horgan.
                          Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-08-2013, 08:41 AM.


                          • Willliam Caswell Adams---AKA Caswell Adams

                            Born: April 25, 1907, New York, NY
                            Died: December 9, 1957, Port Washington, NY, age 50,---d. suffered a cerebral stroke on February 10, 1957. He died in Manhasset Medical Center, NY

                            New York sports writer;
                            New York, NY, 3-year old, (1910 cesnsus)
                            New York, NY, 12-year old, (January, 1920 census)(listed Caswell)
                            New York, NY, newspaper writer, (April 18, 1930 census)(listed W Cornell)
                            Brooklyn, NY, Attendant, City Court, (April 2, 1940 census)
                            Graduated Fordham University, 1929.
                            New York Herald Tribune, 1927 - 1957, boxing writer.
                            New York Journal-American, 1953 - 1957

                            Father: William S., born New York, around 1878; Mother: Julia C., born New York, around 1882; Wife: Mary Tobin, born New York, around 1908; Son: John J., born New York, around 1933; Daughter: Alice Marie, born New York, around 1939..

                            Caswell Adams is credited with being the person who coined the term, 'the Ivy League'.

                            Adams was sports editor of The Ram and Maroon during his senior year at Rose Hill. He also was a member of the Fordham swimming team for three years and the golf team for two seasons. He continued his sports writing after college, and was on the sports staff of the New York Herald Tribune for more than 20 years and later was associated with King Features.

                            Cas began working for the New York Herald Tribune while an undergraduate at Fordham University in 1927. He lived at 89 Davis Road, Port Washington, NY at the time of his death. He died at Manhasset Medical Center in Port Washington, NY.

                            New York Times' obituary, December 10, 1957, pp. 35.--------Hartford Courant obituary, December 12, 1957, pp. 23A.---Sporting News' obituary December 18, 1957, pp. 27.
                            Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-07-2013, 10:43 AM.


                            • Oscar Karl Ruhl

                              Born: June 30, 1907, Rochester, MN
                              Died: August 10, 1958, St. Louis, MO, age 51,---d. St. Mary's Hospital, St. Louis, MO. From illness caused by cancer. Buried: Resurrection Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

                              St. Louis sports writer;
                              Center, KS, 2-year old, (April 29, 1910 census)
                              Raymond, SD, 12-year old, (January 3, 1920 census)
                              Toledo, OH, newspaper, sport writer, (April 7, 1930 census)
                              Mansfield, OH, sports castor, radio, (May, 1940 census)(listed Aggar Ruhl)
                              Toledo News-Bee, 1928 -
                              Mansfield Journal (OH), sports editor, 1930 - 1939
                              Mansfield radio station, WJW, sports editor, 1940 -
                              Toledo Times
                              National Petroleum News (Cleveland trade publication),
                              Sporting News (St. Louis, MO), associate editor / sports writer, 1943 - 1958.

                              Father: George W., born Illinois, around 1872; Mother: Tillie Hoffman, born Minnesota, around 1879; Wife: Josephine, born Pennsylvania, around 1909; Son: Robert, born Ohio, around 1934; Son: Donald, born Ohio, around 1937.

                              Sporting News' obituary, August 20, 1958, pp. 38.
                              Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-06-2013, 09:56 AM.


                              • Charles F. Young

                                Born: December 1, 1890, Albany, NY
                                Died: April 14, 1962, Albany, NY, age 71,---d. St. Peters' Hospital in Albany, NY.

                                New York sports writer;
                                Richmond Ward 5, NY, 8-year old, (June 19, 1900 census)
                                Albany, NY, laborer, odd jobs, (April 16, 1910 census)
                                Albany, NY, newspaper, editor, (January 6, 1920 census)
                                Albany, NY, editor, paper, (April 5, 1930 census)
                                Albany, NY, newspaper, editor, (April 15, 1940 census)
                                Associated Press (Albany bureau office), messenger, 1904
                                Albany Press-Knickerbocker-Express, reporter / sports writer, 1909 - 1919
                                Associated Press, covered State Capitol, 1919 - 1921
                                Knickerbocker News / Albany News, 1921 - 1937
                                Knickerbocker News, sports editor, 1937 - October, 1960, retired.

                                Father: born Germany; Mother: Mary Schoring, born Germany, February, 1860; Wife: Marguerite Higgins Young, born Albany, NY, around 1891, died December 15, 1963, Albany, NY; Daughter: Elizabeth M., born Albany, NY, around 1921.
                                Last edited by Bill Burgess; 07-06-2013, 08:59 AM.


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