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 George J. Lockwood

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George J. Lockwood

Birth
Westerlo, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 31 Jan 2013 (aged 81)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Wall of Peace III Mausoleum. Section Right Column 23
Memorial ID 132778973 View Source
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George J. Lockwood was a newspaperman and Pulitzer Prize winner, retiring in 1986 from The Milwaukee, WI, Journal as managing editor-features. He later became executive editor of the St. Joseph, MO, News-Press, retiring in 1995. He was also a distinguished professor at Marshall University in Huntington, WV, and later at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

He was a leader in several press organizations, serving as president of the Inland Press Association in 1985-86. He was born in 1931 to James D. and Evelyn Weinstein Lockwood in Albany, NY, and grew up on a farm in nearby Westerlo. After graduating from Syracuse University and serving in the U.S. Navy, he married, received a master's degree from the University of Minnesota and began his professional career in Milwaukee.


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  • Created by: Lynne
  • Added: 13 Jul 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 132778973
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/132778973/george-j-lockwood : accessed ), memorial page for George J. Lockwood (19 Aug 1931–31 Jan 2013), Find a Grave Memorial ID 132778973, citing Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Lynne (contributor 48350644) .