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George Fort Milton

editor , historian , economist

George Fort Milton, American editor, historian, economist. Served from 2d lt to First lieutenant Field Artillery, 1917; member Industry Committee Northern 1, under Fair Labor Standards Act; Member Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Milton, George Fort was born on November 19, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. Son of George Fort and Caroline Weaver (McCall) Milton.

Education

Preparatory education, Baker-Himel School, Knoxville. Student of University Tennessee, 1912-1913. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Virginia, 1916.

Career

1 daughter, Alice Fort (Mistress Philip T. Dwight). Managing editor Chattanooga News, 1919-1924, president editor, 1924-1939. President, editor Evening Tribune, 1940.

Works

  • Editorial writer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1944-1945, Buffalo Evening News 1945-1950.

Membership

Served from 2d lt to First lieutenant Field Artillery, 1917. Member Industry Committee Northern 1, under Fair Labor Standards Act. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Helen I. Slentz, September 18, 1944.

father:
George Fort Milton

mother:
Caroline Weaver (McCall) Milton

spouse:
Helen I. Slentz