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Gershon William Fishbein

Gershon William Fishbein, American publisher, editor. Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Society Professional Journalists, National Press Club, National Association Science Writers.

Background

  • Fishbein, Gershon William was born on October 9, 1921 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Abraham and Anna (Scheer) Fishbein.

  • Education

    • AB, George Washington University, 1943.

    Career

    • Rewrite Associated Press, Washington, 1941-1943. Assistant city editor Washington Post, 1948-1955. Correspondent Medical Tribune, 1957-1965.

      Publisher, editor Occupational Health and Safety Letter, 1971-1985, Environmental Health Letter, Washington, 1961-1988, Genetic Engineering Letter, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1981—1989.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Society Professional Journalists, National Press Club, National Association Science Writers.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis Shapiro, November 21, 1948 (deceased 1995). Children: Alan, Lawrence, Jeffrey, Janice.
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    Died March 29, 2010
    (aged 88)
    • 1943
      George Washington University
    • 1941 - 1943
      Rewrite Associate, d Press
      Washington, United States
    • 1948 - 1955
      assistant, city editor Washington Post
    • 1957 - 1965
      correspondent Medical Tribune
    • 1961 - 1988
      publisher
      Washington, United States
    • 1971 - 1985
      publisher