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Marion Livingston Ramsay, American newspaperman. Sergeant Signal corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member National Press Club, Chicago Press Club, Detroit Press Club.

Background

Ramsay, Marion Livingston was born on August 12, 1897 in Baltimore. Son of William Breckinridge and Elizabetrh Burke (Rosan) Ramsay.

Education

Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1923. Student, George Washington University, 1926. Student, National University, 1928.

Career

Telegrapher,, 1913-1917;reporter, copyreader, rewrite man, Baltimore Star, 1920;reporter, political writer, Baltimore Sun, 1920-1923;reporter, Baltimore American, 1923, 24;city editor, Baltimore American, 1925;correspondent, specializing in economics public utility subjects, Universal Svc., Washington, 1925-1935;director information and research, Rural Electrification Administration, 1035-1041;director information, advisor on Chicago Public Works Administration subway and traction, unification project Federal Works Agency, 1941-1944;member board editors, United States News and World Report, 1944-1963;freelance writer,, from 1963. Temporary special assistant chairman Federal Communication Commission, 1938-1939.

Membership

Sergeant Signal corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member National Press Club, Chicago Press Club, Detroit Press Club.

Connections

Married Alma Claire Gaines, June 30, 1924. 1 stepchild, William Galt. Children: Jeanne Breckinridge, Andrew Clement.

father:
William Breckinridge Ramsay

mother:
Elizabetrh Burke (Rosan) Ramsay

spouse:
Alma Claire Gaines

children:
Jeanne Breckinridge Ramsay

Andrew Clement Ramsay