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Jack Beall

Jack Beall, American writer, government official. Awarded Freedoms Foundation medal for radio series on communism. Served as Second lieutenant, infantry, Army of the United States, 1918.; Member Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Alpha Delta.; Mason.

Background

  • Beall, Jack was born on December 6, 1898 in Waxahachie, Texas, United States. Son of Jack and Patricia (Martin) Beall.

  • Education

    • Student of University Texas, 1916-1919. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1921. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1924.

    Career

    • Admitted to Texas Bar, 1924. Junior member Beall, Worsham, Rollins, Burford & Ryburn, Dallas, Texas, 1924-1928. Gave up practice law to become newspaperman, 1929.

      With Dallas Times-Herald 2 years. General assignments New York Herald-Tribune, New York City, 4 years, then associate correspondent London, England., Bureau, and assistant chief Washington Bureau. With Washington Bureau covering White House, State Department and United States Senate, 1937-1943.

      Entered radio work 1944 as commentator on history background program, station World's Largest Wireles, Cincinnati. Commentator on WJZ, New York, and on the ABC network Washington correspondent ABC. Weekly commentary devoted to exposure of Communism.

      Director All-American Conference to Combat Communism. Consultant Department Defense, 1951-1952. Freelance writer, since 1952.

      Consultant, administrative officer Small Business Administration Washington, 1953-1955. Research assistant office of Vice President United States, 1955-1957.

    Works

    • Contributor Sat. Eve. Post, other mags.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Religion

    As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value of one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

    Membership

    Served as Second lieutenant, infantry, Army of the United States, 1918. Member Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Alpha Delta. Mason.; Clubs: Campus (Princeton, New Jersey), National Press (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Bonita Wilson, August 14, 1934. Children: Jack, III, David S., Gordon W., Alan Paxton.
    • father: Jack Beall
    • mother: Patricia (Martin) Beall
    • spouse: Bonita Wilson
    • children: Jack Beall
    • III Beall
    • David S. Beall
    • Gordon W. Beall
    • Alan Paxton Beall
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    Born December 6, 1898
    Died January 11, 1963
    (aged 64)
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