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George W. Cornell

George W. Cornell, American journalist, writer. Recipient National Religious Public Relations Council award, 1953, Religion Heritage in American Faith and Freedom award, 1960, Religion Newswriters Association Supple Memorial award, 1961, Jim Merrell Religious Liberty Memorial award, 1977, William E. Leidt award, 1978, Templeton Reporter of Year award, 1987, Wilbur award, 1993.

Background

  • Cornell, George W. was born on July 24, 1920 in Weatherford, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Charles H. and Gladys (Cameron) Cornell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1943. Doctor of Humane Letters, Defiance College, 1962. Doctor of Letters, Gonsaga University, 1992.

    Career

    • Reporter Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, 1943-1944. Newsman A.P., New York City, 1947-1951, religion columnist, 1951-1994.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served to Second lieutenant, infantry Army of the United States, 1944-1947. Member American Newspaper Guild, Religious Newswriters Association.

    Connections

    • Married Jo Ann Reeves, April 1, 1944. Children: Marion Emma, Harrison Reeves.
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    Died August 10, 1994
    (aged 74)
    • 1943
      University Oklahoma
    • 1962
      Defiance College
    • 1992
      Gonsaga University
    • 1943 - 1944
      Reporter Daily Oklahoman
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1947 - 1951
      newsman A.P.
    • 1951 - 1994
      newsman A.P.