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Gene Clemons Foreman

Gene Clemons Foreman, American newspaper editor. Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1957. Member Associated Press Managing Editors Association (president 1989-1990), American Society Newspaper Editors (board directors since 1995).

Background

  • Foreman, Gene Clemons was born on November 20, 1934 in Fremont, Ohio, United States. Son of Clemons Walter and Louise Augusta (Vogel) Foreman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Arkansas State College, 1956.

    Career

    • Reporter Arkansas Gazette, Little Rock, 1957-1958, assistant city editor, 1958-1960, state editor, 1960-1962. Copy editor The New York Times, 1962. Managing editor Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Commercial, 1963-1968, Arkansas Democratic, Little Rock, 1968-1971.

      News editor Newsday, Garden City, New York, 1971-1973. Vice president, managing editor The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1973-1990, vice president, executive editor, 1990-1991, vice president, deputy editor, since 1991.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1957. Member Associated Press Managing Editors Association (president 1989-1990), American Society Newspaper Editors (board directors since 1995).

    Connections

    • Married Jo Ann Baldwin, December 14, 1957. Children: Harry, Valerie, Susan, Jo, Nell Rose, Michelle, Rebecca, Kyle.
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    Born November 20, 1934
    • 1956
      Arkansas State College
    • 1957 - 1958
      Reporter Arkansas Gazette
      Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      Reporter Arkansas Gazette
    • 1962
      copy editor The New York Times
    • 1963 - 1968
      managing editor Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Commercial
    • 1968 - 1971
      managing editor Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Commercial
      Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      news editor Newsday
      Garden City, New York, United States
    • 1973 - 1990
      vice president
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