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Marion Livingston Ramsay

Marion Livingston Ramsay, American newspaperman. Sergeant Signal corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member National Press Club, Chicago Press Club, Detroit Press Club.

Background

  • Ramsay, Marion Livingston was born on August 12, 1897 in Baltimore. Son of William Breckinridge and Elizabetrh Burke (Rosan) Ramsay.

  • Education

    • Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1923. Student, George Washington University, 1926. Student, National University, 1928.

    Career

    • Telegrapher,, 1913-1917. Reporter, copyreader, rewrite man Baltimore Star, 1920. Reporter, political writer Baltimore Sun, 1920-1923.

      Reporter Baltimore American, 1923, 24, city editor, 1925. Correspondent, specializing in economic public utility subjects Universal Service, Washington, 1925-1935. Director information and research Rural Electrification Administration, 1035-1041.

      Director information, advisor on Chicago Public Works Administration subway and traction unification project Federal Works Agency, 1941-1944. Member board editors United States News and World Report, 1944-1963. Freelance writer, from 1963.

      Temporary special assistant chairman Federal Communications Commission, 1938-1939.

    Works

    • Author: Pyramids of Power, 1937.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Sergeant Signal corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member National Press Club, Chicago Press Club, Detroit Press Club.

    Connections

    • Married Alma Claire Gaines, June 30, 1924. 1 stepchild, William Galt. Children: Jeanne Breckinridge, Andrew Clement.
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    Born August 12, 1897
    • 1923
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1926
      George Washington University
    • 1928
      National University
    • 1035 - 1941
      director, information and research Rural Electrification Administration
    • 1913 - 1917
      Telegrapher
    • 1920
      reporter
    • 1923
      reporter Baltimore American
    • 1925
      reporter Baltimore American
    • 1941 - 1944
      director, on Chicago PWA subway and traction unification project Federal Works Agency
    • 1941 - 1944
      advisor, on Chicago PWA subway and traction unification project Federal Works Agency
    • 1944 - 1963
      member, board editors United States News and World Report
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