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Ira Henry Freeman

Ira Henry Freeman, American author, journalist. Recipient George Polk award for national reporting L.I.U., 1951; on honor roll Best Short Stories, 1941. Member American Newspaper Guild (charter). Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, Classical Mandolin Society of America.

Background

  • Freeman, Ira Henry was born on August 12, 1906 in New York City. Son of Arthur J. and Rachel (Abrams) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Letters, Columbia University, 1928.

    Career

    • Staff writer New York Times, 1928-1961. Now free-lance writer. Instructor journalism City College of New York, 1950-1951.

      Correspondent Yank (army weekly), United States, Europe and Middle East, 1943-1945.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Newspaper Guild (charter). Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, Classical Mandolin Society of America.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Oppenheim, September 21, 1937.
    • father: Arthur J. Freeman
    • mother: Rachel (Abrams) Freeman
    • spouse: Beatrice Oppenheim
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    Born August 12, 1906
    Died January 12, 1997
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1928
      Columbia University
    • 1928 - 1961
      Staff writer, New York Times
    • 1943 - 1945
      correspondent Yank (army weekly)
    • 1950 - 1951
      now free-lance writer, . Instructor journalism City College of New York