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John Patrick Sutherland

John Patrick Sutherland, American journalist. Recipient Journalism Excellence award National Press Foundation, 1977. Chairman board trustees Merriman Smith Memorial Fund, 1972. Served to lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, World World War II, P.T.O. Member White House Corrs. Association (president 1971-1972), Military Order Carabao.

Background

  • Sutherland, John Patrick was born on June 12, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Joseph Frederick and Hazel Marie (Hogan) Sutherland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Missouri, 1947. Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1948.

    Career

    • Reporter Spirit Lake Beacon, Iowa, 1937. Assistant editor Barrick Public Company, 1948-1950. Member Washington staff Wall St. Journal, 1951-1952.

      White House correspondent United States News and World Report, 1953-1974, senior editor, 1974-1976, congressional correspondent, 1976-1980, associate editor special assignments, 1980-1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman board trustees Merriman Smith Memorial Fund, 1972. Served to lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, World World War II, P.T.O. Member White House Corrs. Association (president 1971-1972), Military Order Carabao.

    Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), National Press (Washington). Old Dominion Boat (Alexandria, Virginia).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Claire Shockley, October 19, 1942.
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    • 1947
      University Missouri
    • 1948
      University Missouri
    • 1937
      Reporter Spirit Lake Beacon
      Iowa, United States
    • 1948 - 1950
      assistant, editor Barrick Public Company
    • 1951 - 1952
      member, Washington staff Wall St. Journal
    • 1976 - 1980
      White House correspondent United States News and World Report

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