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Williams, Walter

William H. Taft

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1601785

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Williams, Walter (02 July 1864–29 July 1935), founder of the world's first separate professional school of journalism, founder of the world’s first separate professional school of journalism, was born in Boonville, Missouri, the son of Marcus Williams, a contractor, pottery owner, and ferry operator, and Mary Jane Littlepage. Williams began his newspaper career as a printer’s devil on the ...

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Subjects: Journalism

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