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George Anthony Cornish Edit Profile

Editor

George Anthony Cornish, American editor. Member Dutch Treat Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Phi.

Background

Cornish, George Anthony was born on September 22, 1901 in Demopolis, Alabama, United States. Son of Edward Seymour and Martha (Graves) Cornish.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Alabama, 1921.

Career

Reporter, Birmingham (Alabama) Age-Herald, 1921-1923;with, New York Herald Tribune, 1923-1960;managing editor, New York Herald Tribune, 1941-1952;executive editor, New York Herald Tribune, 1952-1960;editor-in-chief, Encyclopedia International, 1960-1965;editor-in-chief, Encyclopedia Americana, 1965-1970;member usage panel, American Heritage Dictionay, 1968-1989.

Membership

Member Dutch Treat Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Constance Brown. Children: Edward Seymour, Robert Mangum.

father:
Edward Seymour Cornish

mother:
Martha (Graves) Cornish

spouse:
Constance Brown

children:
Edward Seymour Cornish

Robert Mangum Cornish