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Ernest Kroll, American author, editor. Two lines from poem "Washington, District of Columbia" in granite floor of Freedom Plaza 13 1/2th St. and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, selected by Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation, 1980. Served as lieutenant United States Navy, 1941-1945.

Background

Kroll, Ernest was born on December 23, 1914 in New York City. Son of Herman and Nellie (Maas) Kroll.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, 1936;special student, Harvard University, 1941-1942.

Career

Market researcher, Vick Chemical Company. New York City, 1937-1938;assistant editor, McClure Newspaper Syndicate, New York City, 1938;editor, Bettmann Archive, New York City, 1939;editor, Fairchild Publs., New York City, 1940;publicist, T.J. Maloney, Inc., New York City, 1940-1941;Japanese affairs specialist, Department State, Washington, 1946-1971.

Works

Membership

Served as lieutenant United States Navy, 1941-1945.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting books and paper ephemera, piano, travel, walking.

Connections

Married Margaret McHugh, September 24, 1942. 1 child, Dennis.

father:
Herman Kroll

mother:
Nellie (Maas) Kroll

spouse:
Margaret McHugh

child:
Dennis Kroll