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 Carl William Ackerman

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Carl William Ackerman

  • Birth 16 Jan 1890 Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 9 Oct 1970 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 6836584

Educator, Journalist. The Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism from 1931 to 1956, he was a co-founder of the American Press Institute, administered Pulitzer Prizes, helped establish Maria Moors Awards, championed civil liberties and freedom of information and helped emphasize practical training in newspaper work.


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  • Added: 6 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6836584
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl William Ackerman (16 Jan 1890–9 Oct 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6836584, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .