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Ralph Lowell Hancock

Ralph Lowell Hancock, author, specialist in Latin American affairs.

Background

  • Hancock, Ralph Lowell was born on November 23, 1903 in Plainville, Indiana, United States. Son of John Hiram and Nancy (Cunningham) Hancock.

  • Education

    • Student, Springfield Business College, Missouri. Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1927.

    Career

    • Resident news correspondent covering, Latin America, 1936-1940. Organized publicity department Transportes Aereos Centro Americanos Airlines, 1940, director, 1940-1942. Senior economic analyst, specialist on Caribbean Area, Board Economic Warfare, 1942-1943.

      Head of economic mission to Latin American, 1942-1943. Latin American adviser on editorial staffs of 3 publishing houses, 1943-1949. Vice president, director public relations in Latin American for Pan-American Foundation, Inc.

      President Hemisphere Corporation Speaker 7th Annual Conference on Caribbean, University of Florida, 1956.

    Works

    Connections

    • Married Julia Ellen F. Ross, December 25, 1924 (div.). 1 son, David Lowell (deceased). Married Frances Fenster Iversen, 1948.

      Children– Nancy Lowell, Bret Hiram.
    • father: John Hiram Hancock
    • mother: Nancy (Cunningham) Hancock
    • spouses: Julia Ellen F. Ross
    • Frances Fenster Iversen
    • children: Nancy Lowell Hancock
    • Bret Hiram Hancock
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    Born November 23, 1903
    Died September 19, 1987
    (aged 83)
    Nationality
    • 1927
      Washington University
    • 1936 - 1940
      Resident, news correspondent covering
    • 1942 - 1943
      senior, Warfare
    • 1942 - 1943
      specialist, Warfare
    • 1942 - 1943
      Board Economic, Warfare
    • 1942 - 1943
      head, of economic mission to Latin American
    • 1943 - 1949
      Latin American adviser on editorial staffs of 3 publishing houses
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