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Murray Teigh Bloom

Murray Teigh Bloom, American author. Recipient 50th Anniversary award Columbia University Graduate School Journalism, 1963, Career Achievement award American Society Journalists and Authors, 1995, Columbia Journalism Alumni award, 1996; named Outstanding Professional, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Commission, 1994. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Dramatists Guild of Authors League American.

Background

  • Bloom, Murray Teigh was born on May 19, 1916 in New York City. Son of Louis I. and Anna (Teighblum) Bloom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia, 1937. Master of Science, Columbia, 1938.

    Career

    • Reporter New York Post, 1939. Free-lance writer, since 1940. Founder, past trustee United Community Fund Great Neck, New York.

      Founder, past president Society Magazine Writers (now American Society Journalists and Authors). Chairman board trustees Llewellyn Miller Fund, 1988. Correspondent Stars & Stripes, Paris-Berlin, 1944-1946.

      Department head School Journalism Biarritz-American University, 1945.

    Works

    • The Trouble with Lawyers, 4th Ed, 1968
    • Written by Murray Teigh Bloom Publisher: Simon and Schuster New York 4th Ed, 1968 Hardcover, 351 pages, apprx 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, stamped owner's name and address on inside back cover and first and last unnumbered pages, all pages intact and no noted pen/pencil markings, spine and cover are very strong, slight storage, age and shelf wear, overall in near excellent condition.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Dramatists Guild of Authors League American.

    Connections

    • Married Sydelle J. Cohen, April 30, 1944. Children: Ellen Susan Bloom Lubell, Amy Beth Bloom.
    • father: Louis I. Bloom
    • mother: Anna (Teighblum) Bloom
    • spouse: Sydelle J. Cohen
    • children: Ellen Susan Bloom Lubell Bloom
    • Amy Beth Bloom
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    Born March 19, 1916
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Columbia
    • 1938
      Columbia
    • 1939
      Reporter New York Post
    • 1940
      free-lance writer