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Christopher Wilmoth Milne

educator , journalist , photographer

Christopher Wilmoth Milne, American photographer, journalist, educator. Achievements include one of three official news photographers on Robert F. Kennedy funeral train.

Background

Milne, Christopher Wilmoth was born on June 6, 1934 in New York City. Son of C. Lee Wilmoth and Helen Milne.

Education

Bachelor, Geneva College, 1956. Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1957—1959. Postgraduate, Boston University, 1968.

Postgraduate, University Florida, 1984. Postgraduate, Wheaton College, 1988. Studied color photography, Roman Vishniak, Montreal, 1973.

Master of Science in Journalism and Multimedia Arts, Duquesne University, 2009.

Career

Writer United States Steel, Pittsburgh, 1957-1961. Owner Interprel Corporation, since 1961. Photographer Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train, 1968.

Writer, correspondent United Press International, Washington, 1968—1994. Public, editor Eastern Shore Echo, Halifax, 1976-1977. Founder Marine Gallery and Museum, Canada, 1978.

Instructor various colleges, since 1988. Publication Safe Harbour Press, Crescent, Pennsylvania, since 1989. Chief Executive Officer, Milne Institute, since 1999.

Special investigator Scranton commission investigating killings Kent State University, 1971. Member society professional journalists speaker's bureau Ethics in Journalism.

Achievements

  • Achievements include one of three official news photographers on Robert F. Kennedy funeral train.

Works

  • Editor: ready reckoner Stations of Pennsylvania, 1967. Author: Ethics for Journalists, 2000. Contributor articles & photographs to Official Railway Guide, 1978-1979.

    Photographer traveling exhibit A Brutal Season, Northern Ireland, since 1988, When Trains Were King, since 1992. Assistant editor Canada National Rlwys., 1978.

    Official photographer CPR, 1974.

Membership

Counselor House Trailer Committee on Aging, 1970. Special investigator Agency for Social Concerns of United Methodist Church, 1970. Member Sons of the American Revolution, National Geography Society (life), Society Professional Journalists, Train Collectors Association, Professional Photographers American, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation (docent), Scottish Rite Masonic Orders.

Connections

Married Vesta Seymour Fulton, January 6, 1999. Children: Bruce, Milne, Geoffrey, David, James, Kevin.