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Herman Kogan, American Author, consultant. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946, PTO. Member P.E.N., The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago (life), Chicago History Society (life), AuthorsGuild, Society Midland Authors, Friends of Literature, National Book Critics Circle, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Kogan, Herman was born on November 6, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac and Ida (Perlman) Kogan.

Education

Student, Crane Junior College, 1932-1933; Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1936; postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1936; student violin with, Isidor Braus harmony and composition with, Walter Dellers, 1919-1934.

Career

High school correspondent, Chicago Daily News and Chicago Eve. Post, 1930-1932; reporter, rewrite man, Chicago City News Bureau, 1935-1937; reporter, feature writer, rewrite man, Chicago Tribune, 1937-1942; with, Chicago Sun, 1942-1947; editorial writer, Chicago Sun, 1943; feature writer, book editor, drama critic, Chicago Sun-Times, 1947-1958; director company relations, Encyclopedia British Inc., 1958-1961; assistant to executive editor, Chicago Daily News originator and editor Panorama, Chicago Daily News, 1962-1965; assistant general manager for news and newspapers Station WFLD-television, Field Communications Corporation, 1965-1968; editor, Chicago Sun Times Book Week, 1968-1970; editor, Chicago Sun Times Showcase (later Show), 1970-1977; historian, Field Enterprises, 1977-1989. Lecturer Medill School Journalism, 1947-1949.

Juror Pulitzer Prize Committee, 1970-1976. Panelist National Endowment for Humanities, 1970-1975. Host Writing and Writers, WFMT, from 1973.

Consultant Writers in Chicago Program, 1975-1978.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946, PTO. Member P.E.N., Art Institute Chicago (life), Chicago History Society (life), Authors Guild, Society Midland Authors, Friends of Literature, National Book Critics Circle, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: Chicago Press (past president), Arts (Chicago), Chicago Headline, Chicago Press Veterans (past chairman).

Connections

Married Alice Marie Schutt, December 28, 1940 (divorced 1946). Married Marilew Cavanagh Lowry, October 1, 1950. Children: Rick, Mark.

father:
Isaac Kogan

mother:
Ida (Perlman) Kogan

spouses:
Marilew Cavanagh Lowry

Alice Marie Schutt

children:
Mark Kogan

Rick Kogan