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George W. Cornell

journalist , writer

George W. Cornell, American journalist, writer. Recipient National Religious Public Relations Council award, 1953, Religion Heritage in American Faith and Freedom award, 1960, Religion Newswriters Association Supple Memorial award, 1961, Jim Merrell Religious Liberty Memorial award, 1977, William E. Leidt award, 1978, Templeton Reporter of Year award, 1987, Wilbur award, 1993.

Background

Cornell, George W. was born on July 24, 1920 in Weatherford, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Charles H. and Gladys (Cameron) Cornell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1943. Doctor of Humane Letters, Defiance College, 1962. Doctor of Letters, Gonsaga University, 1992.

Career

Reporter, Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, 1943-1944;newsman, A.P., New York City, 1947-1951;religion columnist, A.P., 1951-1994.

Works

Membership

Served to Second lieutenant, infantry Army of the United States, 1944-1947. Member American Newspaper Guild, Religious Newswriters Association.

Connections

Married Jo Ann Reeves, April 1, 1944. Children: Marion Emma, Harrison Reeves.

father:
Charles H. Cornell

mother:
Gladys (Cameron) Cornell

spouse:
Jo Ann Reeves

children:
Marion Emma Cornell

Harrison Reeves Cornell