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Richard B. Scudder

Richard B. ScudderAKA Richard Betts Scudder

Born: 13-May-1913
Birthplace: Newark, NJ
Died: 11-Jul-2012
Location of death: Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Publisher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder, MediaNews Group

Military service: US Army (1941-45, Maj.)

Co-Invented a de-inking process, later put to great use in newspaper recycling.

Father: Edward Wallace Scudder
Mother: Katherine Hollifield
Brother: Edward W. Scudder, Jr.
Wife: Elizabeth Armstrong Shibley ("Libby", m. 24-Jun-1944, d. 2004, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Jean Fulmer
Daughter: Carolyn Miller
Daughter: Holly Difiani
Son: Charles Scudder

    University: BA Economics, Princeton University (1935)

    MediaNews Group Co-Founder (1983)
    Newark Evening News to Publisher (1952-72)
    Newark Broadcasting Corporation Co-Founder (1952-78)
    The Boston Herald
    Member of the Board of MediaNews Group (as Chairman, -2009)
    Paper Industry Hall of Fame 1995
    Bronze Star


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