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Frederick George Vosburgh, American writer, editor. Recipient Bronze Star, Air Medal. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, overseas. Member National Geography Society (vice president 1958-1970, trustee 1962-1979, trustee emeritus since 1979), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Vosburgh, Frederick George was born on September 16, 1904 in Johnstown, New York, United States. Son of John Ross and Alice (Baker) Vosburgh.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1925;postgraduate, George Washington University, 1938-1939.

Career

Reporter,, Syracuse (New York) Journal, 1922-1924;Reporter, Syracuse Post-Standard, 1925-1926;Reporter, Associated Press, New York City and Washington, 1927-1933joined editorial staff, National Geography Magazine, 1933;assistant editor, National Geography Magazine, 1951-1956;senior assistant editor, National Geography Magazine, 1956;associate editor, National Geography Magazine, 1957-1967;editor, National Geography Magazine, 1967-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous articles in various fields.

Membership

Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, overseas. Member National Geography Society (vice president 1958-1970, trustee 1962-1979, trustee emeritus since 1979), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: National Press.

Connections

Married Doris Kennedy, January 2, 1929 (divorced 1948). Children: Richard Kennedy, Alan Frederick. Married Valerie Paterson, May 28, 1949.

father:
John Ross Vosburgh

mother:
Alice (Baker) Vosburgh

spouses:
Doris Kennedy

Valerie Paterson

children:
Richard Kennedy Vosburgh

Alan Frederick Vosburgh