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Frank Dwight Throop

Frank Dwight Throop, American publisher. Member Associated Press, American Newspaper Publishers’ Association, Inland Daily Press Association, National.

Background

  • Throop, Frank Dwight was born on September 23, 1878 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, United States. Son of George Eugene and Ida (Gimble) Throop.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Mount Pleasant, 1895, Bachelor of Science, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1899, Doctor of Literature, 1938.

    Career

    • Began as reporter Muscatine (Iowa) Journal, 1900, later city editor, managing editor, and publisher, 1907-1915. Public Davenport Democrat, 1915-1930. Now public Lincoln (Nebraska) Star.

      Vice president Lee Syndicate, consisting of 11 newspapers in Middle West. Trustee Iowa Wesleyan College.

    Works

    • Editorial Association Delta Theta.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Associated Press, American Newspaper Publishers’ Association, Inland Daily Press Association, National. Clubs: Commercial, University, Rotary, Country.

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Leverich, June 21, 1905. Children: Marjorie R. (Mistress.
    • father: George Eugene Throop
    • mother: Ida (Gimble) Throop
    • spouse: Mabel Leverich
    • child: Marjorie R. (Mrs Throop
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    Born September 23, 1878
    Died March 4, 1943
    (aged 64)
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