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columnist , lecturer , Newspaper editor , author

Neil Morgan, American Author, newspaper editor, lecturer, columnist. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Authors Guild, American Society Newspaper Editors, Society Professional Journalists, Society of America Travel Writers, Bohemian Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Morgan, Neil was born on February 27, 1924 in Smithfield, North Carolina, United States. Son of Samuel Lewis and Isabelle (Robeson) Morgan.

Education

AB, Wake Forest College, 1943.

Career

Columnist San Diego Daily Journal, 1946-1950. Columnist San Diego Evening Tribune, 1950-1992, associate editor, 1977-1981, editor, 1981-1992. Associate editor, senior columnist San Diego Union-Tribune, 1992—2004.

Syndicated columnist Morgan Journal, Copley News Service, since 1958. Senior editor, director, commentator KPBS, since 2004. Consultant on California affairs Bank of America, Sunset magazine.

Lecturer in field.

Works

Membership

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Authors Guild, American Society Newspaper Editors, Society Professional Journalists, Society of America Travel Writers, Bohemian Club, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Caryl Lawrence, 1945 (divorced 1954). Married Katharine Starkey, 1955 (divorced 1962). Married Judith Blakely, 1964.

1 child, Jill.

father:
Samuel Lewis Morgan

mother:
Isabelle (Robeson) Morgan

spouses:
Caryl Lawrence

Katharine Starkey

Judith Blakely

child:
Jill Morgan