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magazine editor

Benjamin Focht Phlegar was American magazine editor. E-mail: phuzzydc. Member American Society Magazine Editors.

Background

Phlegar, Benjamin Focht was born on November 21, 1921 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Son of Benjamin Gray and Frances Lucile (Focht) Phlegar.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1943.

Career

Reporter, St. Louis Star-Times, 1943-1944;with, Associated Press, 1944-1963;newsman, then automotive editor, Associated Press, Detroit, 1955-1963;Detroit bureau chief, associate editor, then assistant managing editor, United States News & World Report, Washington, 1963-1978;executive editor, United States News & World Report, 1979-1985.

Achievements

  • E-mail: phuzzydc.

Membership

Member American Society Magazine Editors.

Connections

Married Jane Fulton, September 19, 1945 (deceased September 1983). Children: Janet Margaret, Benjamin Fulton.

father:
Benjamin Gray Phlegar

mother:
Frances Lucile (Focht) Phlegar

spouse:
Jane Fulton

children:
Janet Margaret Phlegar

Benjamin Fulton Phlegar