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Merryle Stanley Rukeyser

Merryle Stanley Rukeyser, American journalist, lecturer. President New Rochelle Board Education, New York, 1960-1962; Member Academy Political Science (past president), Alumni Association Columbia University School Journalism (president 1924-1927), Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Rukeyser, Merryle Stanley was born on January 3, 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac and Pauline (Solomon) Rukeyser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Literature, Columbia University, 1917. Master of Arts in Economics, Columbia University, 1925. Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Thomas Institute Advanced Studies, 1984.

    Career

    • Reporter Rockaway News, Far Rockaway, New York, summers 1914, 15. Assistant sports editor and correspondent New York Morning Telegraph, New York City, 1915-1917. With New York Tribune, 1917-1923, finance and business editor, 1920-1923.

      Finance editor New York Evening Journal, 1923-1926. Finance columnist Hearst Newspapers and International News Service, 1927-1958, editorial writer, 1931-1952. Member teaching staff School Journalism, Columbia University, New York City, 1918-1935.

      Former commentator Mutual Broadcasting System. Syndicated newspaper columnist Everybody's Money, from 1958.

    Works

    Membership

    President New Rochelle Board Education, New York, 1960-1962. Member Academy Political Science (past president), Alumni Association Columbia University School Journalism (president 1924-1927), Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Berenice Helene Simon, June 25, 1930 (deceased 1964). Children: Merryle Stanley, Louis Richard, William Simon, Robert James. Married Marjorie Ballin Leffler, August 1, 1965 (deceased April 1974).
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    Born January 3, 1897
    Died December 21, 1988
    (aged 91)
    • 1917
      Columbia University
    • 1925
      Columbia University
    • 1984
      St. Thomas Institute Advanced Studies
    • 1915 - 1917
      assistant, sports editor and correspondent New York Morning Telegraph
    • 1917 - 1923
      with New York Tribune
    • 1918 - 1935
      member, teaching staff School Journalism
    • 1920 - 1923
      with New York Tribune
    • 1923 - 1926
      finance editor New York Evening Journal
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