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Edward Allen Linn, American writer. Named Magazine Sportswriter of Year, National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, 1963; recipient Oppie award, 1975.

Background

Linn, Edward Allen was born on November 14, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hyman and Gertrude (Ober) Linn.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1950.

Career

With United States Information Service, Washington, 1951-1952. Assistant editor Macfadden Publications, 1952-1953. Contributing writer Sat.

Eve. Post, 1964-1968.

Works

Connections

Married Ruth Goldberg, June 12, 1949. Children: Michael, David, Hildy.

father:
Hyman Linn

mother:
Gertrude (Ober) Linn

spouse:
Ruth Goldberg

children:
Michael Linn

David Linn

Hildy Linn