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Bradford Mcelderry Jacobs

Bradford Mcelderry Jacobs, American newspaper editor. Decorated Bronze Star; Croix de Guerre France). Chairman Baltimore Council Foreign Affairs; member president's council St. Mary's College With Army of the United States, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Green Spring Valley Hunt Club, Hamilton St. Club.

Background

  • Jacobs, Bradford Mcelderry was born on September 30, 1920 in Baltimore. Son of Joseph Streett and Sarah Hopkins (McElderry) Jacobs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1942.

    Career

    • With Baltimore Sunpapers, 1946-1985, reporter, then editorial writer, 1953-1954, chief London branch, 1954-1956, Washington correspondent, 1956-1957, editorial writer, 1957-1968, political columnist, 1962-1968. Editorial pages editor The Evening Sun, 1968-1980. Board directors Big Sandy Company.

    Works

    • Author: Gilman Walls Will Echo, 1948, Thimbleriggers: The Law v. Governor Marvin Mandel, 1984. Editor: Thirty-Five Years of Newspaper Work (Half-Life Mencken), 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman Baltimore Council Foreign Affairs. Member president's council St. Mary's College With Army of the United States, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Green Spring Valley Hunt Club, Hamilton St. Club.

    Connections

    • Married Molly Carter Bruce, May 10, 1952. Children: Molly Bruce, Sarah Hopkins, Ann McElderry.
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    Born September 30, 1920
    • 1942
      Princeton University
    • 1946 - 1985
      With Baltimore Sunpapers
    • 1954 - 1956
      With Baltimore Sunpapers
    • 1956 - 1957
      With Baltimore Sunpapers
    • 1962 - 1968
      With Baltimore Sunpapers
    • 1968 - 1980
      editorial pages editor The Evening Sun

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