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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor
Birth: Oct. 28, 1875
Death: Feb. 4, 1966

Journalist. He was the first full time editor of "National Geographic Magazine", serving in that capacity from 1899 to 1954, and was President of the National Geographic Society from 1920 to 1954. He is considered the "Father of Modern Photojournalism". 
 
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  Elsie May Bell Grosvenor (1878 - 1964)*
 
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Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor
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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor
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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor
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- Maggie
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014
Celebrating your life on this, the 125th anniversary of the founding of National Geographic.
- G Allin
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Oct. 28, 2013
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