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Ian Stuart Menzies

Ian Stuart Menzies, British newspaper editor. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross; recipient Public Service award National Education Writers, 1961, Public Service award American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1963, Heywood Broun award, 1961, Sevellon Brown award, 1959, Rudolph Elie award, 1959, A.P. Big City award, 1958, United Press International award, 1959; Nieman fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961-1962.

Background

  • Menzies, Ian Stuart was born on March 11, 1920 in Glasgow, Scotland. Came to United States, 1944, naturalized, 1948. Son of John S. and Gertrude (Mephius) Menzies.

  • Education

    • Student, Royal Technology College, 1939. Doctor of Humane Letters, Salem State College, Massachusetts, 1978.

    Career

    • Reporter Boston Globe, 1948-1957, science editor, 1957-1963, finance editor, 1963-1965, managing editor, 1965-1970, associate editor, 1970-1985. Senior fellow John McCormack Institute Public Affairs, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1985—1995, senior fellow emeritus, since 1995. Visiting associate Joint Center for Urban Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Harvard, 1970-1971.

    Membership

    Member Hingham School Committee, Massachusetts, 1962-1968. Served to lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, 1939-1946. Member British Officers Club New England.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Edith Newton, June 16, 1945. Children: Marla Ann, Gillian Jean, Alexa Stuart, Deborah Newton.
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    Born March 11, 1920
    • 1939
      Royal Technology College
    • 1978
      Salem State College
    • 1948 - 1957
      Reporter Boston Globe
    • 1957 - 1963
      Reporter Boston Globe
    • 1963 - 1965
      Reporter Boston Globe
    • 1965 - 1970
      Reporter Boston Globe
    • 1985 - 1995
      senior, fellow John McCormack Institute Public Affairs
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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