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Frank Benjamin Tremaine, American writer. Member Society Professional Journalists, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Tremaine, Frank Benjamin was born on May 30, 1914 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Gage Canfield and Kate Amelia (Rutter) Tremaine.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1936.

Career

With, United Press Assns. (became United Press International, Inc. 1958), 1936-1980;successively assigned, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, New York City, 1936-1941;manager, Honolulu, 1941;war correspondent in charge coverage Pacific Ocean areas, (including Pearl Harbor attack, Japanese surrender), 1941-1945;manager, Tokyo, 1945;manager, Mexico-Central American, 1946-1949;manager, Los Angeles, 1949-1952;temporarily assigned, Tokyo to direct Korean War coverage, 1950-1951;temporarily assigned, San Francisco to cover Japanese Peace Conference, 1951;assistant general manager newspictures department, 1952-1955;general manager, 1955-1958;vice-president, director, general manager newspictures and film, United Press International, 1958-1965;vice president, general business manager, United Press International, 1965-1969;vice president, general manager North America, United Press International, 1969-1976;manager international operations, United Press International, 1976-1980;senior vice president, United Press International, 1972-1980;director, UPITN, 1969-1980.

Consultant, freelance writer, since 1980. Professor emeritus mass communications Savannah State College, 1983. Volunteer executive International Executive Service Corps, 1987.

Membership

Member Society Professional Journalists, Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: Dutch Treat, Savannah Golf, Savannah Yacht.

Connections

Married Katherine McCoy Newland, September 2, 1939. Children: Nancy McCoy, Frank Gage.

father:
Gage Canfield Tremaine

mother:
Kate Amelia (Rutter) Tremaine

spouse:
Katherine McCoy Newland

children:
Nancy McCoy Tremaine

Frank Gage Tremaine