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Richard Martin Boeckel

Richard Martin Boeckel, American editor. Council member National Civil Service Reform League. Member National Press Club (Washington), Manor Club (Norbeck, Maryland).

Background

  • Boeckel, Richard Martin was born on October 17, 1892 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Martin and Lennie (Ford) Boeckel.

  • Education

    • Student, Northeast Manual Training School, Philadelphia.

    Career

    • Reporter Albany (New York ) Knickerbocker Press, 1908-1909, Newburgh (New York ) News, 1909-1910, Kingston (New York ) Leader, 1910-1911, Poughkeepsie (New York ) News-Press, 1911-1913. Manager Pittsburgh bureau International News Service, 1914-1916, correspondent Washington bureau, 1916-1918. Publicity director Industrial Board, United States Department Commerce, 1919.

      Correspondent Washington bureau New York Tribune, 1920-1921. Washington correspondent The Independent, 1922-1923. Co-founder, partner, editorial director Editorial Research Reports (daily and weekly newspaper service), Washington, from 1923.

      Director emeritus

      Paul Block Foundation lecturer, Yale University, 1938.

    Works

    Membership

    Council member National Civil Service Reform League. Member National Press Club (Washington), Manor Club (Norbeck, Maryland).

    Connections

    • Married Florence Murheid Brewer, January 10, 1916. Children: Richard Martin, John Hart.
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    • 1908 - 1909
      Reporter Albany (New York ) Knickerbocker Press
    • 1909 - 1910
      Reporter Albany (New York ) Knickerbocker Press
    • 1911 - 1913
      Reporter Albany (New York ) Knickerbocker Press
    • 1914 - 1916
      manager, Pittsburgh bureau International News Service
    • 1916 - 1918
      manager, Pittsburgh bureau International News Service
    • 1919
      publicity director, Industrial Board
    • 1920 - 1921
      correspondent Washington bureau New York Tribune
    • 1922 - 1923
      Washington correspondent The Independent
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