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Hyman Wishengrad

Hyman Wishengrad, Russian editor, writer.

Background

  • Wishengrad, Hyman was born on August 28, 1903 in Brest-Litovsk, Russia. Came to United States, 1907, naturalized, 1916. Son of Samuel and Augusta (Naidus) Wishengrad.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Letters in journalism, Columbia, 1926.

    Career

    • Reporter New York Times, 1926-1927. Editor-in-chief Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 1935-1941. Co-founder editor Overseas News Agency, 1940-1952, foreign correspondent, 1946.

      Founder, editor Press Freatures, Inc., 1947-1952. Owner, editor Editor Syndicate, 1952-1959. Executive editor Bridgeport (Connecticut) Sunday Herald, 1959-1961.

      Owner, editor Page One Syndicate, New York City, since 1961. Managing editor Scarsdale (New York ) Inquirer. Editor Washington Star Syndicate, 1968-1979.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth S. Goldman, October 15, 1926 (deceased 1964). Children– Paul Francis, Kay Susan, Bette Ann. Married Eleanor S. Eisnitz, 1965.
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    Born August 28, 1903
    • 1926
      Columbia
    • 1926 - 1927
      Reporter New York Times
    • 1935 - 1941
      editor-in-chief Jewish Telegraphic Agency
    • 1940 - 1952
      co-founder editor Overseas News Agency
    • 1946
      co-founder editor Overseas News Agency
    • 1947 - 1952
      founder
    • 1952 - 1959
      owner
    • 1959 - 1961
      executive, editor Bridgeport (Connecticut) Sunday Herald
    • 1961
      owner
    • 1968 - 1979
      editor Washington Star Syndicate
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