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Merryle Stanley Rukeyser

journalist , lecturer

Merryle Stanley Rukeyser, American Journalist, lecturer. President New Rochelle Board Education, New York, 1960-1962; Member Academy Political Science (past president), Alumni Association Columbia University School Journalism (president 1924-1927), Sigma Delta Chi M C.

Background

Rukeyser, Merryle Stanley was born on January 3, 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac and Pauline (Solomon) Rukeyser.

Education

Bachelor of Literature, Columbia University, 1917. Master of Arts in Economics, Columbia University, 1925. Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Thomas Institute Advanced Studies, 1984.

Career

Reporter, Rockaway News, Far Rockaway, New York, summers 1914, 15;assistant sports editor and correspondent, New York Morning Telegraph, New York City, 1915-1917;with, New York Tribune, New York City, 1917-1923;finance and business editor, New York Tribune, New York City, 1920-1923;finance editor, New York Evening Journal, New York City, 1923-1926;finance columnist, Hearst Newspapers and International News Service, 1927-1958;editorial writer, Hearst Newspapers and International News Service, 1931-1952;member teaching staff, School Journalism, Columbia University, New York City, 1918-1935;former commentator Mutual Broadcasting Systemsyndicated newspaper columnist, Everybody's Money, from 1958.

Works

Membership

President New Rochelle Board Education, New York, 1960-1962. Member Academy Political Science (past president), Alumni Association Columbia University School Journalism (president 1924-1927), Sigma Delta Chi M C.

Connections

Married Berenice Helene Simon, June 25, 1930 (deceased 1964). Children: Merryle Stanley, Louis Richard, William Simon, Robert James. Married Marjorie Ballin Leffler, August 1, 1965 (deceased April 1974).

father:
Isaac Rukeyser

mother:
Pauline (Solomon) Rukeyser

spouses:
Berenice Helene Simon

Marjorie Ballin Leffler

children:
Merryle Stanley Rukeyser

Louis Richard Rukeyser

William Simon Rukeyser

Robert James Rukeyser