Charles Eugene Fisher1900 - 1955 (54 years)
Name Charles Eugene Fisher Born 27 Mar 1900 Harrison County, West Virginia, United States  Gender Male Died 7 Mar 1955 New York City, New York, United States  Notes
CHARLES E. FISHER, COLUMNIST, WAS 54
Charles Eugene Fisher, who wrote a daily column on foreign events that appeared on Page 2 of The New York World-Telegram and The Sun under the by-line of Gene Fisher, died yesterday shortly after having reported for work at the newspaper at 6 a.m. He would have been 55 years old on March 27.
Mr. Fisher had arrived at the office from his home in Middletown, Pa, where he spent weekends. During the week, he had a residence in Larchmont, N.Y.
Mr. Fisher, who was born in Jarvisville, W.Va,. served with the Marine Corps in World War I. After his discharge, he attended the University of Missouri, where he played football.
His newspaper career began in 1925, when he joined the Scripps-Howard chain, on The Memphis Press. Later, he served as city editor of The Press-Scimitar in Memphis. After holding that office on the Baltimore Post, he became assistant city editor of The Memphis Commercial Appeal.
Mr. Fisher was an associate editor of Newsweek magazine before coming to The World-Telegram in New York as telegraph editor in 1942. He started his column, titled "The World Over" and based on press association reports from abroad, in 1948. It appeared Monday through Friday.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Troop Fisher, and three children, Jane Belle, Michael and Jack Fisher.
The New York Times
Published: March 8, 1955
Copyright The New York Times
Person ID I63049 WVPioneers Last Modified 5 Apr 2008
Father Charles Wesley Fisher, b. 8 Oct 1862, West Virginia, United States , d. Yes, date unknown Mother Louisa Belle Shamblin, b. 11 Dec 1863, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States , d. 1932, Mount Hope, Sedgwick, Kansas (Age 68 years) Married 18 Jan 1883 Jackson County, West Virginia, United States  Notes
1900 Union, Harrison, WV # 232-233 all WVWVWV
Fisher, Chas 10/1861 mar 17y Preacher
Louisa B wf 12/1863 mar 177 5-3 children
Osa O da 5/1884
Sherla L da 7/1889
Eugene son 3/1900
1910 La Crosse, Rush, Kansas # 139-148 all WVWVWV
Fisher, Charles W 48 m1 - 27y Minister UB church
Louesa B wife 43 m1 - 27y 5-3 children
Osa O da 32 s
Sherla L da 18
Charles E son 10
1920 Dist 138, Webster Groves Ward 4, St Louis, Missouri # 137-142
Fisher, Charles W 58 m WVWVWV
Louisa wife 56 m WVWVWV
Babler, Eleanor boarder 8 NYNYNY
Ruth boarder 7 NYNYNY
1930 Dist 12, Mount Hope, Sedgwick, Kansas #113
Fisher, Charles W 69 m age 21 WVWVWV
Louisa B 65 m age 19 WVWVWV
Family ID F16888 Group Sheet
Family Mary Elizabeth Troop, b. 2 Aug 1910, Dauphin Co, PA , d. 12 Nov 1992, Deland, Volusia County, FL (Age 82 years) Married Jun 1934 Greensboro, PA  Children 1. Infant son Fisher, b. 1935, d. 1935 (Age 0 years) + 2. Jane Belle Fisher, b. 19 Apr 1937, Memphis, TN , d. 1 Oct 2012, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, PA (Age 75 years) + 3. Charles Michael Fisher, b. 13 Apr 1939, Denver, CO , d. 8 Nov 2012, Pierson, Volusia County, FL (Age 73 years) 4. Stacey Green Fisher, b. 1942, New Rochelle, NY , d. Abt 1944 (Age 2 years) 5. John Dawson Fisher Family ID F16889 Group Sheet
Event Map Born - 27 Mar 1900 - Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Married - Jun 1934 - Greensboro, PA Died - 7 Mar 1955 - New York City, New York, United States = Link to Google Maps = Link to Google Earth
Photos Charles Eugene "Gene" Fisher Fisher: Charles Wesley Fisher Family
Fisher, Sherla, Osa, Louisa, Charles W & Eugene