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Paul Sann, American newspaperman, author, editor. Nominated for Pulitzer prize in international reporting; recipient honor for contribution to journalism City Council New York City, 1977. Consultant Municipal Housing Authority, Yonkers, New York, 1939's. Member American Newspaper Guild (founding member), New York State Society Newspaper Editors, New York Press Club.

Background

Sann, Paul was born on March 7, 1914 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Freda (Spilton) Sann.

Education

Student, New York Preparatory School, 1931. Student, Morris High School.

Career

With, New York Post, 1931-1944, 44-77;copy boy, reporter, numerous assignments, New York and Washington, night city editor, assistant city editor, New York Post, 1931-1944;Washington correspondent, New York Post, 1945;news editor, United Nations Conference edit, San Francsico, New York Post, 1945;assistant to executive editor, then managing editor New York Post-Bronx Home News, New York Post, 1945-1947;city editor, New York Post, 1948-1949;executive editor, New York Post, 1949-1977;columnist "It Happened All Over", New York Post, 1954-1961;war correspondent Yom Kippur War, Israel, New York Post, 1973;rewrite man, New York Journal-American, 1944. Enforcement officer Free Trial/Free Press Conference.

Works

Membership

Consultant Municipal Housing Authority, Yonkers, New York, 1939's. Member American Newspaper Guild (founding member), New York State Society Newspaper Editors, New York Press Club.

Connections

Married Birdye Pullman, July 28, 1934 (deceased). Children: Eleanor (deceased), Howard.

father:
Harry Sann

mother:
Freda (Spilton) Sann

spouse:
Birdye Pullman

children:
Eleanor Sann (deceased)

Howard Sann