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 prize for his coverage of the German front in World War I.

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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

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  • 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

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