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newspaper executive

Sydney Gruson, Irish newspaper executive. Member of Sands Point Golf.

Background

Gruson, Sydney was born on December 16, 1916 in Dublin, Ireland. Came to United States,, naturalized, 1962. Son of Harry and Edith (Black) Gruson.

Education

Privately educated.

Career

Rewrite man, reporter, foreign correspondent Canada Press, Toronto, 1932-1944. Member staff New York Times, 1944-1967, 69–. Editor, chief executive officer Paris edition, 1966-1967, vice president, then senior vice president, 1970-1979, vice chairman, since 1979.

Associate public Newsday, 1968-1969. Director New York Times Company.

Membership

Member of Sands Point Golf.

Connections

Married Marit Bergson Gentele, August 25, 1975. 1 daughter, Kerry; children by previous marriage: Sheila Clare, Lindsey David.

father:
Harry Gruson

mother:
Edith (Black) Gruson

spouse:
Marit Bergson Gentele