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journalist , writer

Stephen Gideon Esrati was German, American journalist, writer. Achievements include being the first United States hostage in Lebanon, 1948. With United States Army Reserve.

Background

Esrati, Stephen Gideon was born on March 13, 1927 in Berlin. Son of Arnold E(mmanuel) Esrati and Ruth Meyer.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Boston University, 1951. Master of Arts in Political Science, Boston University, 1953.

Career

Reporter The Daily Standard, Celina, Ohio, 1960-1962. City editor Times-Bulletin, Van Wert, 1962-1963. Copy editor The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, 1964-1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being the first United States hostage in Lebanon, 1948.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Comrades, Avenge Us, 1995, The Tenth Prayer, A Novel of Israel, 2000. Stamp columnnist The Plain Dealer, 1973-1986.

Membership

With United States Army Reserve.

Connections

Married Nina Beryl Wilder, August 21, 1954. 1 child, David.

father:
Arnold E(mmanuel) Esrati

mother:
Ruth Meyer

spouse:
Nina Beryl Wilder

child:
David Esrati