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Joseph Wright Alsop
Birth: Oct. 10, 1910
Avon
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1989
Georgetown
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Journalist. Educated at Harvard University, he has a newspaper journalism career that thirty-seven years, obtained a following beginning with his reportage of the 1934 Lindbergh baby kidnapping case. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy with the "Flying Tigers". Known for being a powerbroker through his varied political connections, as well as his popular column, "Matter Of Fact," which was published in over 200 papers nationwide, he was a popular liberal voice. Later in life, he authored best-selling books, wrote magazine articles and lectured on art. At work on a memoir at his Washington, D.C. home, he died due to a combination of cancer, anemia and emphysema. His life became the basis for several novels and a Broadway play. (bio by: Diane ღ) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Wright Alsop (1876 - 1953)
  Corinne Douglas Robinson Alsop (1886 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Wright Alsop (1910 - 1989)
  Stewart Alsop (1914 - 1974)*
  John DeKoven Alsop (1915 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Three Alsop Mausoleums stand together. He is in the largest free standing mausoleum.
 
Burial:
Indian Hill Cemetery
Middletown
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Alsop tomb, grave 8
 
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Originally Created by: Diane ღ
Record added: Apr 27, 2012
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Joseph Wright Alsop
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