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Philip Marshall Wagner

Philip Marshall Wagner, American writer. Maintains an experimental vineyard and nursery devoted to adaptation of wine grapes to American conditions. Named officier Ordre du Merite Agricole (France). Member New York Fruit Testing Cooperative Association Clubs: National Press (Washington), Overseas Writers (Washington); Hamilton St. (Baltimore).

Background

  • Wagner, Philip Marshall was born on February 18, 1904 in New Haven. Son of Charles Philip and Ruth (Kenyon) Wagner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1925.

    Career

    • With publicity department General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1925-1930. Editorial writer Baltimore Evening Sun, 1930-1936. London correspondent Baltimore Sun, 1936-1937.

      Editor Evening Sun, 1938-1943, Baltimore Sun, 1943-1964. Writer syndicated newspaper column, from 1964. Lecturer University California, 1961, 64.

      American delegate Federation Nationale de la Viticulture Nouvelle.

    Major achievements

    • Maintains an experimental vineyard and nursery devoted to adaptation of wine grapes to American conditions.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member New York Fruit Testing Cooperative Association Clubs: National Press (Washington), Overseas Writers (Washington). Hamilton St. (Baltimore).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Crocker, April 16, 1925. Children: Susan, Philip. Married Jocelyn McDonough, September 4, 1940.
    • father: Charles Philip Wagner
    • mother: Ruth (Kenyon) Wagner
    • spouses: Helen Crocker
    • Jocelyn McDonough
    • children: Susan Wagner
    • Philip Wagner
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    Born February 18, 1904
    Died December 29, 1996
    (aged 92)
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    • 1925
      University Michigan
    • 1925 - 1930
      With publicity department General Electric Company
      Schenectady, New York, United States
    • 1930 - 1936
      editorial writer, Baltimore Evening Sun
    • 1936 - 1937
      London correspondent Baltimore Sun
    • 1938 - 1943
      editor Evening Sun
    • 1943 - 1964
      editor Evening Sun

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