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Elizabeth Austin Wharton

Elizabeth Austin Wharton, newspaperwoman. Member American Contract Bridge League (life master, life member), Washington Press Club, National Press Club, Theta Sigma Phi.

Background

  • Wharton, Elizabeth Austin was born on July 15, 1920 in Laredo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Hay and Alice (Borchers) Wharton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, BJ, University Texas, 1941.

    Career

    • Woman's editor Galveston (Texas) News, 1942. Society editor Houston Post, 1942-1943. Member staff United Press International, from 1943, Congressional correspondent, Washington, from 1945, week-end editor, 1974-1975, overnight editor, from 1976.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Contract Bridge League (life master, life member), Washington Press Club, National Press Club, Theta Sigma Phi.
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    Born July 15, 1920
    Died July 4, 1985
    (aged 64)
    • 1941
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