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Ian Stuart Menzies

newspaper editor

Ian Stuart Menzies, British newspaper editor. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross; recipient Public Service award National Education Writers, 1961, Public Service award American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1963, Heywood Broun award, 1961, Sevellon Brown award, 1959, Rudolph Elie award, 1959, A.P. Big City award, 1958, United Press International award, 1959; Nieman fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961-1962.

Background

Menzies, Ian Stuart was born on March 11, 1920 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of John S. and Gertrude (Mephius) Menzies. came to the United States, 1944, naturalized, 1948.

Education

Student, Royal Technology College, 1937-1939;Nieman fellow, Harvard University, 1961-1962;Doctor of Humane Letters, Salem State College, 1978.

Career

Reporter, Boston Globe, 1948-1957;science editor, Boston Globe, 1957-1963;finance editor, Boston Globe, 1963-1965;managing editor, Boston Globe, 1965-1970;associate editor, Boston Globe, 1970-1985;senior fellow, John McCormack Institute Public Affairs, U. Massachusetts, Boston, since 1985. Visiting associate Joint Center for Urban Studies, Massachusetts Institute Technology-Harvard, 1970-1971.

Membership

Member Hingham (Massachusetts) School Committee, 1962-1968. Served to Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, 1939-1946. Member Harvard Club, Hingham Yacht Club, British Officers Club New England.

Connections

Married Barbara Edith Newton, June 16, 1945. Children: Marla Ann, Gillian Jean, Alexa Stuart, Deborah Newton.

father:
John S. Menzies

mother:
Gertrude (Mephius) Menzies

spouse:
Barbara Edith Newton

children:
Marla Ann Menzies

Gillian Jean Menzies

Alexa Stuart Menzies

Deborah Newton Menzies