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John Patrick Sutherland, American journalist. Recipient Journalism Excellence award National Press Foundation, 1977. Chairman board trustees Merriman Smith Memorial Fund, 1972. Served to lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, World World War II, P.T.O. Member White House Corrs. Association (president 1971-1972), Military Order Carabao.

Background

Sutherland, John Patrick was born on June 12, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Joseph Frederick and Hazel Marie (Hogan) Sutherland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Missouri, 1947. Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1948.

Career

Reporter Spirit Lake Beacon, Iowa, 1937. Assistant editor Barrick Public Company, 1948-1950. Member Washington staff Wall St. Journal, 1951-1952.

White House correspondent United States News and World Report, 1953-1974, senior editor, 1974-1976, congressional correspondent, 1976-1980, associate editor special assignments, 1980-1985.

Membership

Chairman board trustees Merriman Smith Memorial Fund, 1972. Served to lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, World World War II, P.T.O. Member White House Corrs. Association (president 1971-1972), Military Order Carabao.

Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), National Press (Washington). Old Dominion Boat (Alexandria, Virginia).

Connections

Married Virginia Claire Shockley, October 19, 1942.

father:
Joseph Frederick Sutherland

mother:
Hazel Marie (Hogan) Sutherland

spouse:
Virginia Claire Shockley