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political columnist

Marianne Means, American columnist. Recipient Front Page award New York Newspaper Women, 1962; Texas Headliners award, 1976, Hall of Fame-Sigma Delta Chi, 1988. Member of International Women's Media Foundation (board directors), National Press Foundation (chairman), White House Corrs. Association, National Press Club, Cosmos Club, Gridiron Club (president), Sigma Delta Chi (Hall of Fame), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Delta Delta.

Background

Means, Marianne was born on June 13, 1934 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Ernest Maynard and Else Marie Johanne (Andersen) Hansen.

Education

Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1956. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1977.

Career

Copy editor, Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal, 1955-1957;woman's editor, Northern Virginia Sun, Arlington, 1957-1959;Washington bureau correspondent, Hearst Newspapers, 1959-1961;White House correspondent, Hearst Newspapers, 1961-1965;political columnist, Hearst Newspapers and King Features Syndicate, since 1965;political columnist, New York Times News Svc., since 1994;commentator Spectrum, Columbia Broadcasting System radio, Mutual Broadcasting Network, Voice of America, United States.I.A. World Network, Post Newsweek Stations, National Public Radio.

Membership

Member of International Women's Media Foundation (board directors), National Press Foundation (chairman), White House Corrs. Association, National Press Club, Cosmos Club, Gridiron Club (president), Sigma Delta Chi (Hall of Fame), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Delta Delta.

Connections

Married Warren Weaver, Junior (deceased). Married James J. Kilpatrick.

father:
Ernest Maynard Hansen

mother:
Else Marie Johanne (Andersen) Hansen

spouses:
Warren Weaver

James J. Kilpatrick.