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Samuel Emory Thomason

Samuel Emory Thomason, American newspaper publisher, lawyer. Member American, Illinois State and Chicago bar associations, Theta Delta Chi.

Background

  • Thomason, Samuel Emory was born on January 24, 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Davis and Diana M. (Bean) Thomason.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1904. Bachelor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1906.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Elizabeth (Mistress James A. Griffin, Junior). Admitted to Illinois bar, 1906. Member of firm of Stuart G. Shepard & Robert R. McCormick, 1909-1911, firm of Shepard, McCormick, Thomason, Kirkland & Patterson, 1911-1918.

      Vice-president and business manager Chicago Tribune, 1918-1927. Now public Tampa (Florida) Tribune and Chicago Daily Times. President American Newspaper Publishers Association, 1921-1926.

    Membership

    Member American, Illinois State and Chicago bar associations, Theta Delta Chi. Clubs: University, Commonwealth, Legal, Tavern, Beverly, Ridge Country.

    Connections

    • Married Alexina E. Young, September 10, 1907.
    • father: Frank Davis Thomason
    • mother: Diana M. (Bean) Thomason
    • spouse: Alexina E. Young
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    Born January 24, 1883
    Died March 20, 1944
    (aged 61)
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