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Williams, Walterlocked

(02 July 1864–29 July 1935)
  • William H. Taft

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Williams, Walter (02 July 1864–29 July 1935), founder of the world's first separate professional school of journalism, founder of the world’s first separate professional school of journalism, was born in Boonville, Missouri, the son of Marcus Williams, a contractor, pottery owner, and ferry operator, and Mary Jane Littlepage. Williams began his newspaper career as a printer’s devil on the ...

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