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Thomas Henry Cushman

Thomas Henry Cushman, American sports editor, columnist. Recipient Sportswriter of Year award National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, 1965, 78, International Fleischer award for boxing journalism excellence Boxing Writers Association American, 1981, Ring of Truth award Copley Press, 1982, 85, Media award National Council Human Relations, 1996.

Background

  • Cushman, Thomas Henry was born on June 13, 1934 in St. Louis. Son of Thomas H. and Martha E. (Phillips) Cushman.

  • Education

    • AB, Southeast Missouri State University, 1956. BJ, University Missouri, 1959.

    Career

    • Assistant sports editor Gazette Telegraph, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1959-1966. Reporter, columnist Philadelphia Daily News, 1966-1982. Sports editor, columnist San Diego Tribune, 1982-1992, San Diego Union-Tribune, since 1992.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors High Five American, San Diego, since 1990. Sponsor Midnight Basketball, San Diego, since 1993. 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1955-1958.

    Member Basketball Writers Association, Pro Football Writers, Boxing Writers Association, Baseball Writers Association American, Golf Writers Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, fishing, hiking, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Lois Rae Jordanger, June 3, 1961. 1 child, Scott Thomas.
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    Born June 13, 1934
    • 1956
      Southeast Missouri State University
    • 1959
      University Missouri
    • 1959 - 1966
      Assistant, sports editor Gazette Telegraph
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1966 - 1982
      reporter
    • 1982 - 1992
      sports editor
    • 1992
      sports editor