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Thomas Nolan Schroth

Thomas Nolan Schroth, American editor.

Background

  • Schroth, Thomas Nolan was born on December 21, 1920 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank David and Loretta (Nolan) Schroth.

  • Education

    • Student, Tuck School Business Administration, 1942. AB, Dartmouth College, 1943.

    Career

    • Reporter Time, Washington, 1946-1947, United Press International, Boston, 1947-1948. Reporter, news editor Brooklyn Eagle, 1948-1951, managing editor, 1951-1955. Editorial adviser Magnum Photos, Incorporated, New York York City, 1955.

      Executive editor, public Congressional Quarterly Inc. and Editorial Research Reports, Washington, 1955-1968. Founder, editor National Journal Center Political Research, 1969-1970. Communications adviser Public Broadcasting Environment Center, 1970-1971.

      Assistant director public affairs for communications Environmental Protection Agency, 1970-1971, consultant, 1972. Executive editor The Ellsworth (Maine) American, 1972-1977. Co-public-editor (with Patricia Schroth) Maine Life Magazine, Sedgwick, 1977-1981.

      Editorial consultant University Maine, Bangor, 1976-1990. Managing editor South-North News Service, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1987-1991. Co-public New Leaf Publications, Sedgwick, Maine, from 1990.

      Member American Press Institute Seminar for Managing Editors, 1953, Regional Transportation Advisory Committee, 1996-1999.

    Works

    • Editor: Congress and the Nation, 1946-1964-A Review of Government and Politics in the Postwar Years. Editor Improving the University of Maine trustee's pamphlet.

    Membership

    Elected selectman Town of Sedgwick, 1989-1994, moderator 1995-2009. Board directors Blue Hill (Maine) Memorial Hospital, 1978-1993, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, 1981-1987, Blue Hill Concert Association, 1991-2003. Board directors, vice president Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle, Maine, 1985-2007.

    Member Maine State Democratic Committee, Augusta, 1985-1992, 97-2009. Board directors Downeast Transportation, Inc., 1993-2006. Delegate Maine Democratic National Convention, 2000.

    1st lieutenant Army Airways Communications Systems, United States Army Air Force, World War World War II.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, walking, music.

    Connections

    • Married Colette Streit, May 1, 1948 (divorced 1958). 1 child, Valerie; Married Patricia Wiggins, September 27, 1958. Children: Jennifer, Amy, Anne.
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    Born December 21, 1920
    Died July 23, 2009
    (aged 88)
    • 1942
      Tuck School Business Administration
    • 1943
      Dartmouth College
    • 1946 - 1947
      Reporter Time
      Washington, United States
    • 1948 - 1951
      reporter
    • 1951 - 1955
      reporter
    • 1955 - 1968
      executive, editor
      Washington, United States
    • 1955
      editorial adviser Magnum Photos
    • 1969 - 1970
      founder
    • 1970 - 1971
      communications adviser Public Broadcasting Environment Center
    • 1972 - 1977
      executive, editor The Ellsworth (Maine) American
    • 1976 - 1990
      editorial consultant, University Maine
      Bangor, Maine, United States
    • 1977 - 1981
      co-public-editor (with Patricia Schroth) Maine Life Magazine
      Sedgwick, Maine, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      managing editor South-North News Service
      Hanover, Jamaica
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