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Martin Abramson, American author, journalist. Decorated Bronze Star for outstanding service as correspondent; recipient Best Travel Article award Writers Alliance, 1975, 95, Best Sports Stories award Citadel Press, 1971, award for community services Kiwanis, 1990, 95.

Background

Abramson, Martin was born on January 25, 1921 in Brooklyn. Son of Jacob and Bessie (Horwitz) Abramson.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1939;postgraduate, Columbia University School Journalism, 1941;postgraduate, University of California, 1942.

Career

Syndicated feature writerPrime Minister feature writer, New York Herald-Tribune, New York City, 1946-1950;feature writer, New York Herald-Tribune, New York City, 1958-1967;television writer, NBCinstructor magazine writing, Nassau Community Collegealso Congressional press secretarypublic affairs director, Long Island Planning Commission, 1974-1979.

Works

Membership

President Peninsula Public Library. Served with United States Army, World World War World War II. Member American Society Journalists and Authors (charter), International Federation Travel Journalists, Overseas Press Club, International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association, United States Tennis Writers Association.

Connections

Married Marcia Zagon, May 9, 1948. Children: Barry, Jill.

father:
Jacob Abramson

mother:
Bessie (Horwitz) Abramson

spouse:
Marcia Zagon

children:
Barry Abramson

Jill Abramson