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William Clark Brinkley

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William Clark Brinkley, American writer. Recipient Citation for Achievement award William Jewell College, 1986. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Brinkley, William Clark was born on September 10, 1917 in Custer, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Daniel Squire and Ruth (Clark) Brinkley.

Education

Student, William Jewell College, 1936-1937;Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1940;special student, Yale Drama School, 1961-1962.

Career

Reporter, Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, 1940-1941;Reporter, Washington Post, 1941-1942, 49-51;successively correspondent, assistant editor, staff writer, Life magazine, 1951-1958.

Works

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: National Press (Washington).

Connections

father:
Daniel Squire Brinkley

mother:
Ruth (Clark) Brinkley