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Benjamin Focht Phlegar

Benjamin Focht Phlegar was American magazine editor. E-mail: phuzzydc. Member American Society Magazine Editors.

Background

  • Phlegar, Benjamin Focht was born on November 21, 1921 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Son of Benjamin Gray and Frances Lucile (Focht) Phlegar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1943.

    Career

    • Reporter St. Louis Star-Times, 1943-1944. With Associated Press, 1944-1963, newsman, then automotive editor Detroit, 1955-1963. Detroit bureau chief, associate editor, then assistant managing editor United States News & World Report, Washington, 1963-1978, executive editor, 1979-1985.

    Major achievements

    • E-mail: phuzzydc.

    Membership

    Member American Society Magazine Editors.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Fulton, September 19, 1945 (deceased September 1983). Children: Janet Margaret, Benjamin Fulton.
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    Born November 21, 1921
    • 1943
      University Missouri
    • 1943 - 1944
      Reporter St. Louis Star-Times
    • 1944 - 1963
      with Associate, d Press
    • 1955 - 1963
      with Associate, d Press
    • 1963 - 1978
      Detroit bureau chief
      Washington, United States