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Philip Manning Foisie

Philip Manning Foisie, American journalist, media consultant. With Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Background

  • Foisie, Philip Manning was born on March 14, 1922 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Francis Patrick and Wynifred (Shaw) Foisie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1947.

    Career

    • City editor China Press, Shanghai, 1948-1949. Reporter, telegraph editor Santa Rosa (California) Press-Democrat, 1949-1953. Copy editor Louisville Courier-Journal, 1953-1956.

      Cable editor Washington Post, 1956-1960, foreign editor, 1960-1968, assistant managing editor, 1968-1981. Executive editor International Herald Tribune, Paris, 1981-1987. Private practice international media consultant, 1987-1989.

      News ombudsman Department Defense, 1989-1992. Retired, 1992.

    Membership

    With Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Margaruitte van Tschurin, April 3, 1948. Children: Gregory, Geoffrey, Christina, Timothy.
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    Died April 18, 1995
    (aged 73)
    • 1947
      Harvard University
    • 1948 - 1949
      City editor China Press
      Shanghai, China, China
    • 1949 - 1953
      reporter
    • 1953 - 1956
      copy editor Louisville Courier-Journal
    • 1956 - 1960
      cable editor Washington Post
    • 1960 - 1968
      cable editor Washington Post
    • 1981 - 1987
      executive, editor International Herald Tribune
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      private practice, international media consultant
    • 1989 - 1992
      news ombudsman Department Defense
    • 1992
      retired
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