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Anderson, Margaret

Holly A. Baggett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1030 words.

Anderson, Margaret (24 November 1886–19 October 1973), editor and author, was born Margaret Carolyn Anderson in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Arthur Aubrey Anderson and Jessie...

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Baker, Ray Stannard

Dewey W. Grantham.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 2070 words.

Baker, Ray Stannard (17 April 1870–12 July 1946), journalist and author, was born in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Joseph Stannard Baker and Alice Potter. A descendant of pioneering stock,...

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Bishop, James Alonzo

Judith E. Funston.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1187 words.

Bishop, James Alonzo (21 November 1907–26 July 1987), journalist and author, was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of John Michael Bishop, a police lieutenant, and Jenny Josephine...

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Braden, Anne

Catherine Fosl.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Biographical Studies. 1503 words.

Braden, Anne (28 July 1924–06 March 2006), civil rights activist and journalist, was born Anne Gambrell McCarty in Louisville, Kentucky, to Gambrell and Anita McCarty. Because her father...

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Brant, Irving Newton

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1379 words.

Brant, Irving Newton (17 January 1885–18 September 1976), biographer, journalist, and historian, was born in Walker, Iowa, the son of David Brant, the editor of the local newspaper, and...

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Cantwell, Mary

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1124 words.

Cantwell, Mary (10 May 1930–01 February 2000), writer, was born Mary Lee Cantwell in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Leo Cantwell, a man of Scottish descent who worked as a...

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Childs, George William

David Boocker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1241 words.

Childs, George William (12 May 1829–03 February 1894), publisher, biographer, and philanthropist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland. The names of his parents are not known. In Recollections (...

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Considine, Bob

Bruce L. Janoff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1466 words.

Considine, Bob (04 November 1906–25 September 1975), newspaper reporter and author, was born Robert Bernard Considine in Washington, D.C., the son of James Considine, a tinsmith, and Sophie...

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Cooper, Thompson (1837–1904), biographer and journalist

A. A. Brodribb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 675 words.

Cooper, Thompson (1837–1904), biographer and journalist, born at Cambridge on 8 January 1837, was the eldest son of Charles Henry Cooper (1808–1866), the Cambridge antiquary, and his wife,...

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Cowley, Malcolm

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Biographical Studies. 1369 words.

Cowley, Malcolm (24 August 1898–28 March 1989), literary critic and editor, was born in a farmhouse near Belsano, Pennsylvania, the son of William Cowley, a homeopathic physician, and...

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