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Louis Alexander

Background

  • Alexander, Louis was born on March 15, 1917 in New York City. Son of Louis I. and Gertrude (Seydel) Alexander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, University Newark, 1941. Master Letters in Journalism, University Houston, 1961.

    Career

    • Reporter, county editor Houston Chronicle, 1947—1957. Writer magazines newspapers, 1957—1990. Instructor journalism University Houston, 1954—1982, assistant professor journalism, 1954—1982.

      Correspondent Wall Street Journal, 1959—1975, Newsweek, 1964—1990, National Public Radio, 1972—1980. President All News Is Local, Inc. Publications Carolina's Business Weekly, Asheville, North Carolina.

      Member Bellaire Parks and Recreation Commission, 1957—1960. Member finance subcommittee School Advisory Committee, Bellaire, 1976—1977. Member citizens advisory board Metropolitan Transit Authority, 1978—1983.

      Served United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, served to captain United States Air Force, 1951-1952, served to lieutenant colonel United States Army.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Beyond the Facts, 1975, 1982.

    Membership

    Member of Press Club (Houston), Service Corps of Retired Executives, Western Carolina Entrepreneurial Council (president 1986-1987), National Conference Editorial Writers, American Society Journalists and Authors.

    Connections

    • Married Paulette Marlowe, December 23, 1948 (divorced December 1968). Children: Kathryn, Marjory. Married Mildred Nootsie Crowe, August 8, 1976.
    • father: Louis I. Alexander
    • mother: Gertrude (Seydel) Alexander
    • spouses: Paulette Marlowe
    • Mildred Nootsie Crowe
    • children: Kathryn Alexander
    • Marjory Alexander
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    Born March 15, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1941
      University Newark
    • 1961
      University Houston
    • 1947 - 1957
      Reporter
    • 1957 - 1990
      writer, magazines newspapers
    • 1959 - 1975
      correspondent Wall Street Journal
    • 1964 - 1990
      correspondent Wall Street Journal
    • 1972 - 1980
      correspondent Wall Street Journal
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