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Hyman Wishengrad, Russian editor, writer.

Background

Wishengrad, Hyman was born on August 28, 1903 in Brest-Litovsk, Russia. Came to United States, 1907, naturalized, 1916. Son of Samuel and Augusta (Naidus) Wishengrad.

Education

Bachelor of Letters in journalism, Columbia, 1926.

Career

Reporter New York Times, 1926-1927. Editor-in-chief Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 1935-1941. Co-founder editor Overseas News Agency, 1940-1952, foreign correspondent, 1946.

Founder, editor Press Freatures, Inc., 1947-1952. Owner, editor Editor Syndicate, 1952-1959. Executive editor Bridgeport (Connecticut) Sunday Herald, 1959-1961.

Owner, editor Page One Syndicate, New York City, since 1961. Managing editor Scarsdale (New York ) Inquirer. Editor Washington Star Syndicate, 1968-1979.

Connections

Married Ruth S. Goldman, October 15, 1926 (deceased 1964). Children– Paul Francis, Kay Susan, Bette Ann. Married Eleanor S. Eisnitz, 1965.

father:
Samuel Wishengrad

mother:
Augusta (Naidus) Wishengrad

spouse:
Ruth S. Goldman

spouse:
Eleanor S. Eisnitz

child:
Paul Francis Wishengrad

child:
Kay Susan Wishengrad

child:
Bette Ann Wishengrad