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Oliver Pilat, American newspaperman. Vice chairman New York County Liberal party, 1974-1978. Member Authors Guild, Inner Circle, P.E.N., New York Newspaper Guild (president 1965), Silurians (president 1972), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Pilat, Oliver was born on August 7, 1903 in New York City. Son of Oliver I. and Emma (Ramsay) Pilat.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1926.

Career

With, Brooklyn Eagle, 1926-1936;European correspondent, Brooklyn Eagle, 1930-1934;with, New York Post, 1937-1965;Washington correspondent, New York Post, 1943-1949;political reporter, New York Post, New York City, 1949-1965;assistant to, Mayor Lindsay, New York City, 1966-1967;assistant to council, President Garelik, New York City, 1970-1971;writer-in-residence, New School for Social Research, 1974-1979.

Works

Membership

Vice chairman New York County Liberal party, 1974-1978. Member Authors Guild, Inner Circle, P.E.N., New York Newspaper Guild (president 1965), Silurians (president 1972), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Avice Riddle, April 11, 1930. Children: Carl Jeffrey, Betsy.

father:
Oliver I. Pilat

mother:
Emma (Ramsay) Pilat

spouse:
Avice Riddle

children:
Carl Jeffrey Pilat

Betsy Pilat