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Newspaper publisher

Charles Robinson Jacobs, American Newspaper publisher. Named Soap Box Man of Year Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce, 1968, King Harvest Ball, Krewe of Ceres, 1978.

Background

Jacobs, Charles Robinson was born on December 10, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Robinson and Amy (Orton) Jacobs.

Education

Student, University Virginia, 1939-1941.

Career

Public, Meredith (N.H.) News, 1945-1950; editor-public, Wauseon (Ohio) Republican, 1950-1956; member advertising staff, Bradenton (Florida) Herald, 1956-1958; editor, public, Daily Leader, Brookhaven, Mississippi, 1958-1997; editor emeritus, Daily Leader, Brookhaven, Mississippi, since 1997.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

Membership

Chairman Industrial Development Foundation, Brookhaven, 1984, Brookhaven Public Housing Authority, 1985-1990. Coach Little League Baseball, 1975-1981, Peewee Basketball, 1978-1981. Served with United States Coast Guard, 1941-1945.

Member Mississippi Press Association (board directors 1970-1975, 80-85), Southern Newspaper Public Association, Brookhaven Lincoln C. of Chamber (board directors). Clubs: Brookhaven Country. Sarasota (Florida) Yacht.

Lodges: Kiwanis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antique furniture, woodworking, furniture reproductions, tennis, boating, genealogy.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Patterson, March 19, 1942. Children: Randall Woodruff, Sheldon Truesdale, William Orton.

father:
Charles Robinson Jacobs

mother:
Amy (Orton) Jacobs

spouse:
Patricia Ann Patterson

child:
Randall Woodruff Jacobs

child:
Sheldon Truesdale Jacobs

child:
William Orton Jacobs