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Jesse George Murray

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Jesse George Murray, American writer. Named Chicago Press Veteran of Year, 1990.

Background

Murray, Jesse George was born on December 28, 1909 in St. Louis. Son of Peter George and Emma McCook (Marshall) Murray.

Education

Student public schools, St. Louis.

Career

Stenographer Packard Motor Car Company, St. Louis, 1928. Writer Much Ado magazine, 1929. Reporter, writer Hearst newspapers including Chicago Herald-Examiner, Chicago Tribune, 1930-1972, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Toronto (Canada) Star.

Press attache American Embassy, Vienna, Austria, 1947-1954. Author, historian Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 1972-1996.

Works

book Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra book The Madhouse on Madison Street book The legacy of Al Capone: Portraits and annals of Chicago's public enemies book Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra book Vassar College 2012: Off the Record

Connections

Married Virginia Mae Suechting, October 16, 1948. Children: George Read, Peter George.