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Phillip Halliday Ault, American author, editor. Named to Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, 1998. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Association Education in Journalism, Western Writers American (Spur award 1977), Sigma Nu.

Background

Ault, Phillip Halliday was born on April 26, 1914 in Maywood, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank W. and Bernda (Halliday) Ault.

Education

AB, DePauw University, 1935.

Career

Reporter, LaGrange (Illinois) Citizen, 1935-1937;correspondent editor, United Press International, Chicago, New York City, Iceland, North Africa, London, 1938-1948;bureau chief, United Press International, London, 1944-1945;assistant managing editor, director editorial page, Times-Mirror Company, Los Angeles, 1948;editorial page editor, Los Angeles Mirror-News, 1948-1957;executive editor, Associated Desert Newspapers, 1958-1968;associate editor, South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, 1968-1979;consultant editor, South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, since 1979.

Works

Membership

Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Association Education in Journalism, Western Writers American (Spur award 1977), Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Karoline Byberg, June 5, 1943 (deceased January 1990). Children: Frank, Ingrid, Bruce. Married Jane Born, May 1, 1993.

father:
Frank W. Ault

mother:
Bernda (Halliday) Ault

spouses:
Karoline Byberg

Jane Born

children:
Frank Ault

Ingrid Ault

Bruce Ault