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Ira Henry Freeman, American Author, journalist. Recipient George Polk award for national reporting L.I.U., 1951; on honorroll Best Short Stories, 1941. Member American Newspaper Guild (charter). Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, Classical Mandolin Society American M C.

Background

Ira Henry Freeman was born on August 12, 1906 in New York City. He was a son of Arthur J. and Rachel (Abrams) Freeman.

Education

Freeman graduated from the Columbia School of Journalism with a degree in 1928.

Career

He started his career as a staff writer for New York Times in 1928 and worked there till 1961. He was also an Instructor journalism at City College of New York from 1950 to 1951. During the World War II he worked as a correspondent.

Since 1951, he worked as a freelance writer.

Membership

Member American Newspaper Guild (charter). Long Island Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra, Classical Mandolin Society American M C.

Connections

He married Beatrice Oppenheim on September 21, 1937.

father:
Arthur J. Freeman

mother:
Rachel (Abrams) Freeman

spouse:
Beatrice Oppenheim