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Watson Shadrack Sims

Watson Shadrack Sims, American research executive, journalist. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star; Nieman fellow Harvard University, 1953. Board visitors Warren Wilson College With United States Navy, 1939-1946. Member Overseas Press Club American, Asheville Racquet Club.

Background

  • Sims, Watson Shadrack was born on July 9, 1921 in Pembroke, Georgia, United States. Son of John Elbert and Reeve (Garrick) Sims.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1946. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1947.

    Career

    • With Associated Press, New York City, 1947-1971. Editor Enquirer and News, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1971-1978, The Home News, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1978-1986. President Communications Exchange Organization, Princeton, 1988-1993.

      Scholar in communications The George H. Gallup International Institute, since 1996.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board visitors Warren Wilson College With United States Navy, 1939-1946. Member Overseas Press Club American, Asheville Racquet Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, fishing, birding.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Sturdivant, September 10, 1948. Children: Elisabeth Hollister, Winfield Strickland.
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    • 1946
      Tufts University
    • 1947
      Columbia University
    • 1947 - 1971
      With Associate, d Press
    • 1971 - 1978
      editor Enquirer and News
      Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
    • 1978 - 1986
      editor Enquirer and News
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1988 - 1993
      president, Communications Exchange Organization
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1996
      scholar, in communications The George H. Gallup International Institute

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