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George Anthony Cornish

George Anthony Cornish, American editor. Member Dutch Treat Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Cornish, George Anthony was born on September 22, 1901 in Demopolis, Alabama, United States. Son of Edward Seymour and Martha (Graves) Cornish.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Alabama, 1921.

    Career

    • Reporter Birmingham (Alabama) Age-Herald, 1921-1923. With New York Herald Tribune, 1923-1960, managing editor, 1941-1952, executive editor, 1952-1960. Editor-in-chief Encyclopedia International, 1960-1965, Encyclopedia Americana, 1965-1970.

      Member usage panel American Heritage Dictionay, 1968-1989.

    Membership

    Member Dutch Treat Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Constance Brown. Children: Edward Seymour, Robert Mangum.
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    Born September 22, 1901
    Died March 14, 1989
    (aged 87)
    • 1921
      University Alabama
    • 1921 - 1923
      Reporter Birmingham (Alabama) Age-Herald
    • 1923 - 1960
      with New York Herald Tribune
    • 1941 - 1952
      with New York Herald Tribune
    • 1960 - 1965
      editor-in-chief Encyclopedia Intern, ational
    • 1965 - 1970
      editor-in-chief Encyclopedia Intern, ational
    • 1968 - 1989
      member, usage panel American Heritage Dictionay