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Penn Kimball

Penn KimballAKA Penn Townsend Kimball II

Born: 12-Oct-1915
Birthplace: New Britain, CT
Died: 8-Nov-2013
Location of death: Chevy Chase, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Persecuted by US Government

Military service: USMC (WWII, Capt.)

Father: Arthur Kimball
Wife: Janet Fraser (real estate agent, m. 1947, d. 1982, one daughter)
Daughter: Lisa
Wife: Julie Ellis (until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Laura

    High School: Lawrenceville School
    University: BA, Princeton University (1937)
    University: Oxford University (on a Rhodes Scholarship, 1939)
    Professor: Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

    The New York Times Staff (1951-54)
    National Press Club
    Eagle Scout
    Rhodes Scholarship

Author of books:
Bobby Kennedy and the New Politics (1968, politics)
The Disconnected (1972, social studies)
The File (1983, social studies)
Keep Hope Alive! Super Tuesday and Jesse Jackson's 1988 Campaign for the Presidency (1991, politics)
Downsizing the News: Network Cutbacks in the Nation's Capital (1994, media studies)


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