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Peter Husted Binzen

Peter Husted Binzen, American journalist. Decorated Bronze Star. Served with United States Army, 1943-1945.

Background

  • Binzen, Peter Husted was born on September 24, 1922 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frederick William and Lucy Beckwith (Husted) Binzen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Yale University, 1947. Postgraduate (Nieman fellow), Harvard University, 1962.

    Career

    • Reporter Uttar Pradesh, New York City, 1947, Passaic (New Jersey) Herald-News, 1947-1950. Reporter, editor Philadelphia Bulletin, 1951-1982. Reporter Philadelphia Inquirer, 1982-1987.

      Columnist Inquirer, 1987—2005.

    Works

    • The Wreck of the Penn Central
    • It took ten years of laborious planning and exhaustive negotiations to create the mammoth Penn Central Railroad, the largest railroad in United States history.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1943-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Virginia Flower, June 12, 1951 (deceased, October 20 2007). Children: Lucy Binzen Wildrick, Jennifer Binzen Cardoso, Jonathan Peter, Katherine.
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    Born September 24, 1922
    • 1947
      Yale University
    • 1962
      Harvard University
    • 1947
      Reporter Uttar Pradesh
    • 1947 - 1950
      Reporter Uttar Pradesh
    • 1951 - 1982
      reporter
    • 1982 - 1987
      reporter Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 1987 - 2005
      columnist Inquirer

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