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educator , writer

John William Tebbel, American writer, educator. Named to Public Hall of Fame.

Background

Tebbel, John William was born on November 16, 1912 in Boyne City, Michigan, United States. Son of William and Edna (Johnston) Tebbel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Central Mich College Education, 1935;Master of Science, Columbia University, 1937.

Career

City editor, Isabella Company Times-News, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 1935-1936;writer, Newsweek magazine, 1937;reporter, Detroit Free Press, 1937-1939;feature writer, roto news editor, Providence Journal, 1939-1941;managing editor, American Mercury, 1941-1943;Sunday staff writer, New York Times, 1943;associate editor, Evangelical Presbyterian Dutton & Company, 1943-1947;assistant in journalism, School Journalism Columbia University, 1943-1945;department chairman journalism, New York University, 1954-1965;professor journalism, New York University, since 1965. Cons. Ford Foundation, since 1966.

Works

Connections

Married Kathryn Carl, April 29, 1939. 1 child, Judith.

father:
William Tebbel

mother:
Edna (Johnston) Tebbel

spouse:
Kathryn Carl

child:
Judith Tebbel