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Arthur Eldridge Hall

newspaper executive

Arthur Eldridge Hall, American newspaper executive. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois. Former mayor of Sea Ranch Lakes, Florida; Member Chicago Newspaper Publications Association (president), International Circulation Managers Association, American Legion, Masons, Tower Club, Mid-American Club, Carlin Club.

Background

Hall, Arthur Eldridge was born on October 22, 1898 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Ernest and Hettie Ann (Arthur) Hall.

Education

Student, United States Naval Academy, 1920.

Career

Public accountant, 1920-1929. Auditor Chicago Daily News Inc., 1929-1931, controller, assistant treasurer, 1931-1941, circulation director, 1942-1952, general manager, vice president, treasurer, 1953-1959. General manager Chicago Daily News, 1959-1961.

Executive vice president newspaper division, board directors Field Enterprises Inc.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.

Membership

Former mayor of Sea Ranch Lakes, Florida. Member Chicago Newspaper Publications Association (president), International Circulation Managers Association, American Legion, Masons, Tower Club, Mid-American Club, Carlin Club.

Connections

Married Evalyn Young, September 19, 1919. 1 son, Richard Eldridge.