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newspaper columnist

Jack Northman Anderson, American newspaper columnist. Recipient Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, 1972. Secretary, trustee Chinese Refugee Relief, from 1962. Served with United States Merchant Marine, 1944-1945; with Army of the United States, 1946-1947. Member White House Corresponding Association Clubs: National Press (Washington).

Background

Anderson, Jack Northman was born on October 19, 1922 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Orlando N. and Agnes (Mortensen) Anderson.

Education

Student, University Utah, 1940-1941;student, Georgetown University, 1947-1948;student, George Washington University, 1948.

Career

Reporter, Salt Lake City Tribune, 1939-1941;missionary in Southern states for, Mormon Church, 1941-1944;war correspondent, Deseret News, 1945;reporter, Washington Merry-go-Round, since 1947;partner, Washington Merry-go-Round, from 1965;owner, Washington Merry-go-Round, from 1969;Washington editor, Parade magazine, 1954-1968;bureau chief, Parade magazine, from 1968. Host, panelist United Press International Roundtable.

Works

Membership

Secretary, trustee Chinese Refugee Relief, from 1962. Served with United States Merchant Marine, 1944-1945. With Army of the United States, 1946-1947.

Member White House Corresponding Association Clubs: National Press (Washington).

Connections

Married Olivia Farley, August 10, 1949. Children: Cheri, Lance F., Laurie, Tina, Kevin N., Randy N., Tanya, Rodney V., Bryan W.

father:
Orlando N. Anderson

mother:
Agnes (Mortensen) Anderson

spouse:
Olivia Farley

children:
Cheri Anderson

Lance F. Anderson

Laurie Anderson

Tina Anderson

Kevin N. Anderson

Randy N. Anderson

Tanya Anderson

Rodney V. Anderson

Bryan W. Anderson