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Gordon Cobbledick

Gordon Cobbledick, American newspaper sports editor. President Cuyahoga County unit American Cancer Society With United States Marine Corps, 1918. Member Baseball Writers Association American (president 1949), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Delta Chi, Cleveland Athletic Club.

Background

  • Cobbledick, Gordon was born on December 31, 1898 in Cleveland. Son of William James and Nina (Armstrong) Cobbledick.

  • Education

    • Student, Case Institute of Technology, 1921.

    Career

    • Reporter Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1923-1926. Editorial writer Cleveland Times, 1926. Sports writer Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1927-1944.

      War correspondent P.T.O., 1945. Editorial columnist, 1945-1946. Sports editor and columnish, 1946-1992.

    Membership

    President Cuyahoga County unit American Cancer Society With United States Marine Corps, 1918. Member Baseball Writers Association American (president 1949), Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Delta Chi, Cleveland Athletic Club.

    Connections

    • Married Doris V. Mathews, Julyh 7, 1923. Children: William Gordon, Dorn Matthews.
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    Born December 31, 1898
    • 1921
      Case Institute of Technology
    • 1923 - 1926
      Reporter Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • 1926
      editorial writer, Cleveland Times
    • 1927 - 1944
      sports writer, Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • 1945
      war correspondent P.T.O.
    • 1945 - 1946
      editorial columnist
    • 1946 - 1992
      sports editor and columnish