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Jocelyn Paul Yoder

public relations executive , journalist.

Jocelyn Paul Yoder, American public relations executive, journalist. Club: National Press (Washington).


Yoder, Jocelyn Paul was born on January 14, 1884 in Galena, Kansas, United States. Son of Jocelyn Z. and Phebe Ellen (Tallman) Yoder.


Educated Washington.


1 daughter, Mistress Leona Jacqueline Sangster. Newspaper reporter, Washington, North Carolina, Chicago, etc. Toured country with Roosevelt, campaign of 1916.

Served as bureau manager and representative United Press Association. Secretary Federal Trade Commission, 1919-1922. Director of Publicity Democratic National Committee, at Chicago, 1924.

Director advertising and publicity, City of Miami, Florida, 1927. Director publicity for Coral Gables (Florida) Corporation. Assistant general news manager International News Service.

Director publicity, Chatham Phenix National Bank & Trust County, New York, 1930. Assistant director of publicity Federal Housing Administration, since 1934. Director public relations Morris Plan Bankers Association and Consumer Banking Institute, 1941.

Director publicity, Office of Surgeon General United States Army, 7 months. Adjunct Mobile Hospital Unit 104, in France, rank of captain, 6 months. Captain, Doctor of Medicine A.O.R.C. First post commander, Coral Gables Post, Northern 98.

American Legion; past chef de gare 40 and 8, Miami, Florida.


Club: National Press (Washington).


Married Leona Edgar Kidwell, October 17, 1911.

Jocelyn Z. Yoder

Phebe Ellen (Tallman) Yoder

Leona Edgar Kidwell