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William G. Lambert

William G. Lambert, American journalist, consultant. Served in the United States Army, World War II, PTO, to major Reserve, retired Decorated bronze star.

Background

  • Lambert, William G. was born on February 2, 1920 in Langford, South Dakota, United States. Son of William G. and Blanche (Townsend) Lambert.

  • Education

    • Nieman fellow journalism, Harvard University, 1960.

    Career

    • Reporter, news editor Enterprise-Courier, Oregon City, Oregon, 1945-1950. Reporter The Oregonian, Portland, 1950-1959. Anchor, news director KPTV, Oregon Television, Inc., 1961-1962.

      Correspondent Time magazine, 1962-1963. Associate editor, staffwriter Life magazine, New York City, 1963-1971. Staff correspondent Time-Life News Service, 1971-1973.

      Free-lance journalist, 1973. Staff writer, consultant Philadelphia Inquirer, 1974-1990. Freelance journalist, libel litigation consultant, from 1990.

      Consultant, United States commissioner education Office of Education, Washington, 1962.

    Membership

    Served in the United States Army, World War II, PTO, to major Reserve, retired Decorated bronze star.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Kenway Mead, July 7, 1945. Children: Kathryn, Heather Lambert Oxberry.
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    Died February 8, 1998
    (aged 78)
    • 1960
      Harvard University
    • 1945 - 1950
      Reporter
      Oregon City, Oregon, United States
    • 1950 - 1959
      reporter The Oregonian
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1962 - 1963
      correspondent Time magazine
    • 1963 - 1971
      associate, Life magazine
    • 1963 - 1971
      staffwriter, Life magazine
    • 1971 - 1973
      staff correspondent Time-Life News Service
    • 1973
      free-lance journalist
    • 1974 - 1990
      staff writer, Philadelphia Inquirer
    • 1974 - 1990
      consultant, Philadelphia Inquirer
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