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Jonathan Daniels

Jonathan DanielsAKA Jonathan Worth Daniels

Born: 26-Apr-1902
Birthplace: Raleigh, NC
Died: 6-Nov-1981
Location of death: Hilton Head Island, SC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Six Oaks Cemetery, Hilton Head Island, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: FDR and Truman's press secretary

Father: Josephus Daniels (Ambassador, Secretary of the Navy, b. 1862, d. 1948)
Mother: Addie Worth Bagley
Wife: Elizabeth Bridgers (m. 5-Sep-1923, d. Dec-1929, 1 daughter)
Wife: Lucy Billing Cathcart (m. 30-Apr-1932, d. Jan-1979, 3 daughters)
Daughter: Elizabeth (by Elizabeth)
Daughter: Lucy (by Lucy)
Daughter: Adelaide Daniels Key (by Lucy)
Daughter: Mary Cleves (by Lucy)

    High School: St. Albans School, Washington, DC (1918)
    University: BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1921)
    University: MA English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1922)
    Law School: Columbia University (flunked out)

    White House Press Secretary 1945
    The Nation Columnist (1940-42)
    Fortune (1930-32)
    Guggenheim Fellowship (1930-31)
    National Press Club
    Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Author of books:
Clash of Angels (1930, novel)
A Southerner Discovers the South (1938)
A Southerner Discovers New England (1940)
Tar Heels: A Portrait of North Carolina (1941)
Frontier on the Potomac (1946)
The Man of Independence (1950)
The End of Innocence (1954)
The Forest is the Future (1957)
Prince of Carpetbaggers (1958)
Mosby: Gray Ghost of the Confederacy (1959)
Stonewall Jackson (1959)
October Recollections (1960)
Robert E. Lee (1960)
Devil's Backbone: The Story of the Natchez Trace (1962)
They Will Be Heard: America's Crusading Newspaper Editors (1965)
Time Between the Wars: Armistice to Pearl Harbor (1966)
Washington Quadrille: The Dance beside the Documents (1968)
Ordeal of Ambition: Jefferson, Hamilton, Burr (1970)
The Randolphs of Virginia (1972)
The Gentlemanly Serpent and Other Columns from a Newspaperman in Paradise: From the Pages of the Hilton Head Island Packet, 1970-73 (1974)
White House Witness 1942-1945 (1975)

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