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Gould, Jacklocked

(05 February 1914–24 May 1993)
  • Lewis L. Gould

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Gould, Jack (05 February 1914–24 May 1993), journalist, was born John Ludlow Gould in New York City, the son of John W. Gould and Evelyn Fisk. His father was an engineer and automobile executive who died when his son was ten. Gould grew up in comfortable but not affluent circumstances. He attended two prep schools in Connecticut before receiving his high school diploma from the Brown School in New York City in 1932. Already an enthusiastic “ham” radio operator and a chain smoker, he lacked the money to attend college. He joined the staff of the ...

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