Swope, Herbert

(1882-1958)
   American journal-ist. Born in St Louis, he was a staff correspondent of the New York World. He exposed the Klu Klux Klan, New York crime, and labour conditions in Florida.

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  • SWOPE, HERBERT BAYARD — (1882–1958), U.S. journalist and public official; brother of gerard swope . One of the leading newspapermen of his time, he continued to exert wide influence for 30 years after his retirement from journalism. A man of colorful personality and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Swope, Herbert Bayard — ▪ American journalist born Jan. 5, 1882, St. Louis, Mo., U.S. died June 20, 1958, Sands Point, N.Y.       journalist who became famous as a war correspondent and editor of the New York World.       After graduation from high school, Swope spent a …   Universalium

  • Swope, Herbert Bayard — (1882–1958)    US journalist. As a staff correspondent for the New York World, St Louis born Swope became famous for his courageous exposées of the Ku Klux Klan, New York crime, and labour conditions in Florida. He was awarded the first Pulitzer… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Herbert Bayard Swope — (January 5 1882 June 20 1958) was a U.S. editor and journalist. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the younger brother of businessman Gerard Swope. Swope spent most of his career at the New York World newspaper.He was the first recipient of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Swope — is a surname that refers to: *Earl Swope (1922–1968), American jazz trombonist; brother of Rob Swope *Gerard Swope (1872–1957), American businessman; president of General Electric 1922–44 *Guy J. Swope (1892–1969), American politician from… …   Wikipedia

  • SWOPE, GERARD — (1872–1957), U.S. electrical engineer and industrialist. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, where his father was a watchcase manufacturer, Swope became fascinated with electricity as a child. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gerard Swope — (December 1, 1872 November 20, 1957) was a U.S. electronics businessman. He served as the president of General Electric Company between 1922 and 1939, and again from 1942 until 1944. During this time Swope expanded GE s product offerings,… …   Wikipedia

  • Henrietta Hill Swope — (1902 ndash; 1980) was an American astronomer. She was the daughter of Gerard Swope, and niece of Herbert Bayard Swope.Swope worked with Walter Baade and is credited with several important papers. She received the Annie J. Cannon Award in 1968.… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Herbert Allen — (* 15. April 1848 in Lowell, Massachusetts; † 20. April 1934 in Lowell) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker und Künstler. Nach seinem Abschluss am Amherst College 1869 arbeitete er in de …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of members of the United States House of Representatives who served a single term — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. One term congressmen are members of the United States House of Representatives that spent only one two year term (or less) in office usually either due to death, resignation, or defeat. In… …   Wikipedia

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