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consultant , Newspaper editor

Robert Gordon Fichenberg, American newspaper editor, consultant.

Background

Fichenberg, Robert Gordon was born on January 1, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Harrison and Katherine (Gordon) Fichenberg.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1940.

Career

City editor, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, New York, 1940-1942;reporter, copy editor, assistant city editor, Binghamton (New York) Press, 1942-1957;managing editor, Knickerbocker News, Albany, New York, 1957-1966;executive editor, Knickerbocker News, 1966-1978;chief Washington bureau Newhouse Newspapers, editor, Newhouse News Svc., 1979-1991;writer, consultant, National District Attorneys Association, Washington, since 1991. Board directors National Press Foundation.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant Signal Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Captain United States Army, 1951-1952. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, New York State Society Newspaper Editors (president), Associated Press Managing Editors Association, White House Corrs.

Association, New York State Associated Press Association (past president), Society Professional Journalists, National Press Club, Army and Navy Club, Federal City Club, University Club Washington, Gridiron Club (Washington).

Connections

Married Ruth Pollard, September 14, 1947. Children: Ruth Ann, Kathryn Leigh.

father:
Samuel Harrison Fichenberg

mother:
Katherine (Gordon) Fichenberg

spouse:
Ruth Pollard

children:
Ruth Ann Fichenberg

Kathryn Leigh Fichenberg