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John Zollie Howard

John Zollie Howard, American editor. Director Memphis Public Affairs Forum; treasurer Goodfellows of Memphis, Inc.

Background

  • Howard, John Zollie was born on December 20, 1897 in Gainesboro, Tennessee, United States. Son of John W. and Lizzie (Van Hooser) Howard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tennessee, 1924.

    Career

    • Instructor University Tennessee, 1924-1925. Reporter, Sunday editor, city editor Knoxville News-Sentinel, 1925-1940. Managing editor Memphis Press-Scimitar, 1940-1964, associate editor, editor editorial page, from 1964.

    Membership

    Director Memphis Public Affairs Forum. Treasurer Goodfellows of Memphis, Inc.

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Magill, October 28, 1920. Children: Joseph E., William Edwin.
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    Born December 20, 1897
    • 1924
      University Tennessee
    • 1924 - 1925
      Instructor, University Tennessee
    • 1925 - 1940
      reporter