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William Irving Bookman

journalist

William Irving Bookman, American journalist. Founder, chairman Child Abuse Prevention Center, White Plains, 1981-1991; member, chairman New York State Committee Open Government, Albany, 1988-1997. Sergeant United States Army, 1944-1946. Member New York State Society Newspaper Editors (life, president 1968-1969, Friend of Free press 1988), White Plains Exchange Club (Book of Golden Deeds 1985), Old Guard White Plains.

Background

Bookman, William Irving was born on July 28, 1922 in New York City. Son of Irving H. and Amy (Stern) Bookman.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1944.

Career

Reporter, Park Row News Svc., New York City, 1946-1952;reporter, Yonkers (New York) Herald Statesman, 1953-1958;city editor, editor, White Plains (New York) Reporter Dispatch, 1958-1971;associate editor, Gannett Suburban Newspapers, White Plains, 1971-1987;columnist, Gannett Suburban Newspapers, White Plains, since 1988.

Membership

Founder, chairman Child Abuse Prevention Center, White Plains, 1981-1991. Member, chairman New York State Committee Open Government, Albany, 1988-1997. Sergeant United States Army, 1944-1946.

Member New York State Society Newspaper Editors (life, president 1968-1969, Friend of Free press 1988), White Plains Exchange Club (Book of Golden Deeds 1985), Old Guard White Plains.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Married Nancy Noye, July 6, 1945. Children: Susan, Kathryn.

father:
Irving H. Bookman

mother:
Amy (Stern) Bookman

spouse:
Nancy Noye

children:
Susan Bookman

Kathryn Bookman