Cissy Patterson

Cissy Patterson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eleanor Josephine Medill "Cissy" Patterson was an American journalist and newspaper editor, publisher and owner. Patterson was one of the first women to head a major daily newspaper, the Washington Times-Herald in Washington, D.C..Elinor Josephine Medill Patterson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Robert and Elinor "Nellie" Patterson. She would change the spelling of her first name to "Eleanor" as an adult, but would always be known as "Cissy," the name her brother gave her in childhood. Biographers believed that she deeply admired Eleanor Roosevelt and this could have been a motivation to change the spelling of her first name. Patterson said of Roosevelt, of whom she was a close friend that she is the noblest of women I have known. I admire her above all women. Her grandfather Joseph Medill was Mayor of Chicago and owned the Chicago Tribune, which later passed into the hands of her first cousin Colonel Robert R. McCormick, Joseph Medill's grandsonshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135737503
  • 9786135737509