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Scripps, William Edmundlocked

(06 May 1882–12 June 1952)
  • Barbara L. Flynn

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Scripps, William Edmund (06 May 1882–12 June 1952), publisher and industrialist, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of James Edmund Scripps, the founder of the Detroit Evening News, and Harriet Josephine Messinger. After attending the Michigan Military Academy, he joined the Detroit News...

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