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Jonathan Worth Daniels, American editor, author. member United Nations sub-commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 1947-1953; member public administrative board ECA and Mutual Security Agency, 1948-1953; member Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1949-1952; member Federal Hospital Council, 1949-1953; Member Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Club: National Press (Washington).

Background

Daniels, Jonathan Worth was born on April 26, 1902 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Son of Josephus and Addie Worth (Bagley) Daniels.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity North Carolina, 1921, Master of Arts, 1922. Postgraduate Columbia University Law School, 1922-1923.

Career

December 1929);Bridgers (Mistress C. B. Squire). Married Lucy Billing Cathcart, April 30, 1932. Children—Lucy Daniels Inman, Adelaide (Mistress B. J. Key), Cleves (Mistress Steven Weber).

Reporter Louisville Times. Then reporter Raleigh (North Carolina) News and Observer, Washington correspondent, 1925-1928, associate editor, 1932-1933, editor, 1933-1942, executive editor, 1947, editor, 1948-1970, editor emeritus, 1970-1981. Founder, contributor Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina., from 1970.

Assistant director Office Civilian Defense, 1942. Administrative assistant to President, 1943-1945. Press secretary to President, 1945.

United States member United Nations sub-commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 1947-1953. Member public administrative board ECA and Mutual Security Agency, 1948-1953. Member Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1949-1952.

Member Federal Hospital Council, 1949-1953. On editorial staff, Fortune magazine, New York City, 1930, 31-32. Contributor weekly page, A Native at Large, to Nation, 1941-1942.

Trustee Vassar College, 1942-1948. Guggenheim fellow, 1930-1931.

Membership

Member United Nations sub-commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, 1947-1953. Member public administrative board ECA and Mutual Security Agency, 1948-1953. Member Democratic National Committee from North Carolina, 1949-1952.

Member Federal Hospital Council, 1949-1953. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: National Press (Washington).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Bridgers, September 5, 1923 (deceased.; married Lucy Billing Cathcart, April. Children: Lucy Daniels Inman, Adelaide (Mistress B. J. Key), Cleves (Mistress Steven Weber).

father:
Josephus Daniels

mother:
Addie Worth (Bagley) Daniels

spouses:
Elizabeth Bridgers

Lucy Billing Cathcart

children:
Lucy Daniels Inman Daniels

Adelaide Daniels (Mistress B. J. Key)

Cleves Daniels (Mistress Steven Weber)