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Jesse George Murray

Jesse George Murray, American writer. Named Chicago Press Veteran of Year, 1990.

Background

  • Murray, Jesse George was born on December 28, 1909 in St. Louis. Son of Peter George and Emma McCook (Marshall) Murray.

  • Education

    • Student public schools, St. Louis.

    Career

    • Stenographer Packard Motor Car Company, St. Louis, 1928. Writer Much Ado magazine, 1929. Reporter, writer Hearst newspapers including Chicago Herald-Examiner, Chicago Tribune, 1930-1972, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Toronto (Canada) Star.

      Press attache American Embassy, Vienna, Austria, 1947-1954. Author, historian Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 1972-1996.

    Works

    • Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra
    • A New York Times Bestseller As the right hand of Frank Sinatra from 1953 to 1968, George Jacobs had one of the coolest jobs in the world at the time when Sinatra was the undisputed master of the entertainment universe.
    • Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra
    • A New York Times Bestseller As the right hand of Frank Sinatra from 1953 to 1968, George Jacobs had one of the coolest jobs in the world at the time when Sinatra was the undisputed master of the entertainment universe.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Mae Suechting, October 16, 1948. Children: George Read, Peter George.
    • father: Peter George Murray
    • mother: Emma McCook (Marshall) Murray
    • spouse: Virginia Mae Suechting
    • children: George Read Murray
    • Peter George Murray
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    Born December 28, 1909
    Died September 17, 1996
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1928
      Stenographer Packard Motor Car Company
    • 1929
      writer, Much Ado magazine
    • 1947 - 1954
      press attache American Embassy
      Vienna, Virginia, United States
    • 1972 - 1996
      author
      Arkansas, United States

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