Edward R. Murrow
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Egbert Roscoe Murrow (1908 - 1965)

Egbert Roscoe (Edward R.) Murrow
Born in Polecat Creek, Randolph, North Carolina, United Statesmap
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Died in Pawling, Dutchess, New York, United Statesmap
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"Edward R. Murrow (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent.

He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys" (wikipedia excerpt).


  • "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7DS3-43T2 : 24 October 2019), Edward R Murrow, 25 Apr 1908; citing Birth, North Carolina, United States, North Caro...
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ML3D-NJ3 : accessed 18 July 2020), Egbert Murrow in household of Rosco C Murrow, Sumner, Guilford, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 129, sheet 5A, family 95, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1115; FHL microfilm 1,375,128.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHF2-HQ7 : accessed 18 July 2020), Egbert Murrow in household of Roscoe Murrow, Blanchard, Skagit, Washington, United States; citing ED 94, sheet 1B, line 72, fa...

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Hi there profile managers!

We plan on featuring Edward alongside Larry King, the Example Profile of the Week in the Connection Finder on January 27th. Between now and then is a good time to take a look at the sources and biography to see if there are updates and improvements that need made, especially those that will bring it up to WikiTree Style Guide standards. We know it's short notice, so don't fret too much. Just do what you can. A Team member will check on the profile Tuesday and make changes as necessary.

Thanks! Abby

posted by Abby (Brown) Glann
I added Notables template to this profile. But as one of the greatest journalists of all time he should have a more thorough profile and biography.

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