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columnist , sports editor

Thomas Henry Cushman, American sports editor, columnist. Recipient Sportswriter of Year award National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, 1965, 78, International Fleischer award for boxing journalism excellence Boxing Writers Association American, 1981, Ring of Truth award Copley Press, 1982, 85, Media award National Council Human Relations, 1996.

Background

Cushman, Thomas Henry was born on June 13, 1934 in St. Louis. Son of Thomas H. and Martha E. (Phillips) Cushman.

Education

AB, Southeast Missouri State University, 1956. BJ, University Missouri, 1959.

Career

Assistant sports editor, Gazette Telegraph, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1959-1966;reporter, columnist, Philadelphia Daily News, 1966-1982;sports editor, columnist, San Diego Tribune, 1982-1992;sports editor, columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, since 1992.

Membership

Board of directors High Five American, San Diego, since 1990. Sponsor Midnight Basketball, San Diego, since 1993. First lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1955-1958.

Member Basketball Writers Association, Pro Football Writers, Boxing Writers Association, Baseball Writers Association American, Golf Writers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing, fishing, hiking, tennis.

Connections

Married Lois Rae Jordanger, June 3, 1961. 1 child, Scott Thomas.

father:
Thomas H. Cushman

mother:
Martha E. (Phillips) Cushman

spouse:
Lois Rae Jordanger

child:
Scott Thomas Cushman