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Edmund Francis Jewell, American newspaperman. Commendation by secretary of Navy Director New England Daily Newspaper Association.


Jewell, Edmund Francis was born on March 12, 1896 in Danville, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank M. and Edna (Watkins) Jewell.


Second Naval District Training School, 1918. Student, Boston University, 1921.


Advertising salesman, Manchester Union, 1922-1927;assistant business manager, Boston American, 1928;advertising director, Washington Times & Herald, 1929;business manager, advertising director%, 1930;general manager, Washington Times Company, 1931-1932;part owner, assistant treasurer, assistant public, Manchester Union-Leader, 1933, 33-40;public, Manchester Union-Leader, 1940-1945;advertising director, special accountant executive, Washington Time-Herald, 1946-1950, 50-54;director, Amoskeag Industrial Inc. Vice president Farrington Manufacturing Company Boston. Past director N.E. Council, 1st vice president Poughkeepsie Inn, Inc.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member New Hampshire State Republican Commission. Virginia chairman National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, 1952-1955. Director Boys Club; state chairman, director funds New Hampshire Children's Aid.

Commissioned ensigh United States Naval Reserve, 1918. Order to active duty, 1941. Promoted captain, 1943.

Member staff commandant First Naval District, 1942-1945. Served as naval attache to Governments in exile, London, England, 1944. Member Retired Officers Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Army and Navy Club, Yacht (Washington) Club, Union (Boston) Club, Ocean Reef Yacht Club, Coral Reef Yacht Club.


Married Jeanette Lawson, December 28, 1921. Children: Jean, Frances Edna.

Frank M. Jewell

Edna (Watkins) Jewell

Jeanette Lawson

Jean Jewell

Frances Edna Jewell