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Joseph Maxwell Stephenson

Joseph Maxwell Stephenson, American publishing executive. Member Delta Tau Delta.


  • Stephenson, Joseph Maxwell was born on June 22, 1892 in Rochester, Indiana, United States. Son of Rome Charles and Ella Jane (Maxwell) Stephenson.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Winona Academy (Winona Lake, Indiana) and Staunton (Virginia) Military Academy. Student of University of Notre Dame, 1910-1911, Indiana U., 1911-1913.


    • Assistant cashier International Trust & Savings Bank, Gary, Indiana, 1913-1915, cashier, 1915-1917. Business manager South Bend News-Times, 1917-1920, public, 1920-1932, editor and publisher, 1933-1938. Treasurer Conservative Life Insurance Company of America, 1919-1925, president, 1925-1945.

      Retired, August, 1945.


    Denomination: Catholic


    Member Delta Tau Delta. Clubs: Indiana (South Bend).


    • Married Alice Summers. Children: Jo Ann, Thomas Louis.
    • father: Rome Charles Stephenson
    • mother: Ella Jane (Maxwell) Stephenson
    • spouse: Alice Summers
    • children: Jo Ann Stephenson
    • Thomas Louis Stephenson
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