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Josephus Daniels

newspaper executive

Josephus Daniels, American newspaper executive. Member American Legion (commander, 1922-1923, department commander, 1935-1936.

Background

Daniels, Josephus was born on July 27, 1894 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Josephus and Addie Worth (Bagley) Daniels.

Education

Student Horner Military School, Oxford, North Carolina, 1907, Tome School, Port Deposit, Maryland., 1913-1914.

Career

1 son, Edgar Foster. With The News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1918, business manager and advertising manager, 1921, president, 1948-1956, chairman of the board of directors, since 1956. Enlisted Marine Corps, World War I. Discharge as captain.

Served as captain, World World War II, in casualty division, discharge as major. Treasurer William J. Bryan Memorial Fund, 1933.

Religion

In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Member American Legion (commander, 1922-1923, department commander, 1935-1936. Clubs: Carolina Country, Rotary.

Connections

Married Evelina Foster McCauley, April.

father:
Josephus Daniels

mother:
Addie Worth (Bagley) Daniels

spouse:
Evelina Foster McCauley